Category Archives: coronavirus

Rhode Island scales back COVID-19 testing strategy

Rhode Island scales back COVID-19 testing strategy

With more than half the state’s population fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and the number of new confirmed cases falling, Rhode Island is scaling back its COVID-19 testing program, the state Department of Health announced Monday.MORE

Rhode Island’s COVID-19 hospitalization numbers tumble

Rhode Island’s COVID-19 hospitalization numbers tumble

There are just 37 people in Rhode Island’s hospitals with confirmed cases of the coronavirus according to the latest data from the state Department of Health released Thursday, the lowest single-day total since the early days of the pandemic in March 2020.MORE

Some Rhode Island hospitals ease visitation rules

Some Rhode Island hospitals ease visitation rules

Rhode Island Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and The Miriam Hospital are loosening some of their visitation rules as the number of new coronavirus cases in the state continues to fall.MORE

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