RI Coronavirus Deaths Approach 1,300 & More Than 1,000 New Cases

Friday, November 20, 2020

 

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RI Governor Gina Raimondo

The Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday announced 6 additional COVID-19 related fatalities in the state, bringing the pandemic total to 1,294. 

As GoLocal reported this week, Rhode Island is on pace for 250 additional deaths -- or more -- by the end of the year

New cases are up over 55% week over week, with 535 new cases per 100,000 residents this week, as compared to 363 last week.

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There were 961 new cases on Thursday, and a total of 1,050 total new cases reported bringing the state’s total to 13,761 to date.

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There are 288 coronavirus patients currently in Rhode Island hospitals, with 24 in the ICU. 

Dr. Michael Fine, former RI Director of Health, appeared on GoLocal LIVE on Friday to discuss the latest state and national developments. 

 

The Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday announced 6 additional COVID-19 related fatalities in the state, bringing the pandemic total to 1,294. 

As GoLocal reported this week, Rhode Island is on pace for 250 additional deaths -- or more -- by the end of the year. 

 
 

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