RIDOH reports 654 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 654 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

Health officials said out of the 10,319 tests administered the state collected a 6.3% positivity rate.

Rhode Island reported 13 additional deaths, bringing the state’s total to 3,354.

There are currently 311 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. Data shows that 38 of these patients are in the ICU while 24 are on a ventilator.

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