Raimondo announces expanded mask requirements; R.I. sees 14 more deaths

Updated at 3:14 p.m. on May 5, 2020.

CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island passed 9,900 on Monday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island passed 9,900 on Monday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday a new executive order will go into effect Friday requiring Rhode Island residents to wear masks while out in public, both indoors and outdoors, in order to further reduce the spread of COVID-19, as the governor eyes slowly reopening the economy this weekend. Previously, per state requirement,…

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