NEW: RI Completes 40% Fewer Tests Than Last Weekend, But Cases Jump to 2,769

Monday, November 30, 2020

 

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RI Governor Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island's coronavirus testing program did 40% fewer tests from Friday to Sunday than the state completed over the same three day period the week before.

Despite the testing decline, Rhode Island had 2,769 new cases over the weekend -- and 27 more deaths.

The helter-skelter testing program continues to miss Governor Gina Raimondo's targets.

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Repeatedly, Raimondo has promised the state's program would complete 20,000 tests a day. 

This weekend, despite the explosion of new cases, Rhode Island completed less than 10,000 tests per day after removing the college tests.

Latest Numbers -- and Partial Shutdown

Currently, there are 365 hospitalizations with 40 people in the ICU.

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Beginning Monday, Rhode Island is closing some business activities for two weeks. The closures impact some but not others. 

Here is a comprehensive guide based on new information released by the RI Commerce Corporation.

Raimondo and officials will be LIVE on Wednesday for the latest developments. 

Watch press conference on GoLocalProv.com. 

Rhode Island's coronavirus testing program did 40% fewer tests from Friday to Sunday than the state completed over the same three day period the week before.

Despite the testing decline, Rhode Island had 2,769 new cases over the weekend -- and 27 more deaths.

 
 

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