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Brown announces plans for students’ return to campus in fall

Brown announces plans for students’ return to campus in fall

Brown University will move to a three-term model for the next academic year, students will live alone in dorm rooms, and classes with more than 20 students will be taught remotely to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Ivy League university announced Tuesday. MORE

PawSox, strip club among recipients of coronavirus loans

PawSox, strip club among recipients of coronavirus loans

The minor league affiliate for MLB’s Boston Red Sox and an infamous Providence strip club are among nearly 2,500 companies in Rhode Island that were awarded emergency loans of more than $150,000 as part of Congress’ $2 trillion stimulus package to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Small Business Administration. MORE

State sees uptick in new confirmed cases, fewer in hospital

State sees uptick in new confirmed cases, fewer in hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island had an increase in the number of new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but the number of patients hospitalized with the disease continues to decline, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. There were 74 new confirmed cases, up from 36 the previous day. The 74 cases were out…MORE

Confirmed coronavirus hospitalizations continue to decline

Confirmed coronavirus hospitalizations continue to decline

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The number people hospitalized in Rhode Island with confirmed cases of COVID-19 — a key indicator in the success of controlling the disease — continues to decline, the state Department of Health reported Wednesday. There were 69 people in the state’s hospitals with the coronavirus according to the latest data available,…MORE

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