RIDOH reports 85 new coronavirus cases, one new death

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PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 85 new coronavirus cases and one new death on Thursday.

These new numbers bring the state’s total cases to 151,258.

Rhode Island reported one additional death, bringing the state’s total to 2,704.

There are currently 67 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. Data shows that 18 of these patients are in the ICU and 11 are on a ventilator.

Since mid-December, 627,551 Rhode Islanders have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The state reported 527,445 Rhode Islanders have been fully immunized.

These data come as Rhode Island lifts its mask mandate and allows businesses to return to 100 percent capacity.

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