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Coronavirus preparations at R.I. hospitals kick into high gear
Normally more than 90% full, Rhode Island Hospital’s occupancy rate in late March dipped to about 75%. The 247-bed The Miriam Hospital had more than 100 beds free at the same time. And in Warwick, at Kent County Memorial Hospital, occupancy was about 20% lower than the usual 190 to 200 hospitalized patients. This was…