RIDOH reports 517 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

Rhode Island Department of Health (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 517 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

Health officials said out of the 11,907 tests administered the state collected a 4.3% positivity rate.

Rhode Island reported 4 additional deaths, bringing the state’s total to 3,369.

There are currently 279 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. Data shows that 37 of these patients are in the ICU while 24 are on a ventilator.

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