Cases of Legionnaires’ disease on rise in R.I.

R.I. HEALTH DEPARTMENT Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott says the state is investigating an increase over the past two months in reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease. /COURTESY CAPITOL TV
PROVIDENCE - State health officials are investigating an increase over the past two months in reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Rhode Island. According to the R.I. Department of Health, between 2014 and 2020 there was an average of 10 cases during the months of June and July each year. From June 2 to Monday,…

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