R.I. to test restaurant workers, bus drivers for COVID-19; state sees 10 more deaths

Updated at 2 p.m. on June 12, 2020.

COVID-19 DEATHS in the Rhode Island have totaled 833 to date. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
COVID-19 DEATHS in the Rhode Island have totaled 833 to date. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PROVIDENCE – After failing to meet the goal for testing residents without symptoms of the coronavirus, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Friday that she is expanding the asymptomatic tests to include restaurant workers and bus drivers.   Earlier this week, Raimondo said she was looking for 900 asymptomatic tests to be conducted each day for close contact workers, meaning tests conducted to people without…

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