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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Work continues to expand the state's quarantine and isolation system for those diagnosed or potentially exposed to COVID-19, Gov. Gina Raimondo said during her Wednesday briefing, while a new data portal has been rolled out to provide more
By JOHN HOWELL With state unemployment at a record level - 17 percent, the Department of Labor and Training reported last Thursday - it would seem logical that staffing agencies would have a backlog of people looking for employment. But things are upside more
“It’s obviously a sad day,” Gov. Raimondo said, encouraging Rhode Islanders to take a moment to honor the lives that have been lost. more
Raimondo outlined four different metrics that are being used to guide the state’s re-opening plan. She pointed out that every time restrictions are lifted during a new phase, the state has about two weeks to determine the impact the order has on the spread of the virus. more
Ninety-one new COVID-19 cases have brought the state’s total to 657, while two more people have died as a result of the virus. The latest figures were announced through a Thursday afternoon … more
In support Warwick Public Library is supporting the efforts of the Rhode Island Department of Health to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Warwick Public Library has canceled large events and is taking extra measures to clean the premises. Due to more
Now that the state has a more robust testing system, Raimondo is asking anyone with symptoms to contact their healthcare provider and ask to be tested. She also urged primary care providers to ramp up their referrals for testing. more
Two additional Rhode Islanders died of COVID-19 since Sunday’s update, for a total of 27 fatalities since the epidemic reached the Ocean State. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Rhode Island embarked on the second phase of its reopening plan Monday, and Gov. Raimondo says the latest state-level data on the COVID-19 crisis should inspire "e;confidence"e; as some level of activity resumes across virtually all more
By ALEX SPONSELLER Sister Mary Angelus Gabrielle, a beloved sister at St. Peter Church and former principal of St. Peter School in Warwick, passed away at the age of 93 last Saturday from COVID-19. Originally from Westerly, Sister Angelus spent much of more
Armed with laptops, the children at the Facente home in Warwick were up early Monday morning, 7 a.m., to begin their first day of distance learning. "e;There are a lot of distractions at home - iPads, cell phones, video games, staring more
By ALEX SPONSELLER On the morning of April 30, Rhode Island elected officials and state workers held an online Violence Prevention Town Hall seminar on Facebook, discussing issues related to domestic violence and how it is related to the current COVID-19 more
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