RIDOH reports 948 new cases of COVID-19, 14 additional fatalities

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) –  The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 948 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 14 fatalities on Wednesday.

Out of the 13,598 tests taken on Wednesday RIDOH reported a 7% positivity rate.

A total of 1,498 Rhode Islanders have died from the virus.

466 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. 48 are in the ICU and 25 are on a ventilator.

Rhode Island Governor Raimondo is set to give her weekly coronavirus briefing Thursday at 1 p.m.

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