Health department head Alexander-Scott tests positive for COVID-19

PROVIDENCE - Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the R.I. Department of Health, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokesman for Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. Alexander-Scott is asymptomatic and will continue working from home, according to a statement from Raimondo spokesman Josh Block. Alexander-Scott tested positive Saturday during routine testing. “In accordance with Department…

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