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Providence schools post draft reopening plans

Providence schools post draft reopening plans

The Providence Public Schools Monday issued plans to reopen at the end of the month following the abrupt closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, posting a draft, 75-page proposal, called “Reopening Strong”.MORE

Health Department reports 184 new confimed virus cases

Health Department reports 184 new confimed virus cases

  PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — There were 184 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and three new coronavirus-related deaths in Rhode Island over the past three days, the state Department of Health reported Monday. There have now been more than 19,200 known cases of the diseases and 1,010 fatalities in the state, the agency said.…MORE

Hospital group eases some visitation restrictions

Hospital group eases some visitation restrictions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest hospital group has eased some restrictions on visitors so more people can see their loved ones during hospitals stays. Lifespan’s changes announced recently are in line with state Department of Health guidelines meant to prevent overcrowding. Patients at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital who…MORE

Expert says schools will need help from state to reopen

Expert says schools will need help from state to reopen

School districts across Rhode Island will need help from the state of they are to make classrooms coronavirus-safe for the return of students this fall, an expert said during an online forum hosted by Gov. Gina Raimondo. MORE

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