How confident are you Rhode Island has taken enough steps to avoid becoming another in a national line of hotspots for the spread of COVID-19?

THE CORONAVIRUS has continued to prompt the closure of business and nonprofits around the state. / NIAID-RML via AP
RHODE ISLAND is now climbing toward an expected peak in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the next few weeks. / NIAID-RML via AP
Each day now brings a new high in the daily number of positive COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island, along with a growing number of people hospitalized with the deadly new coronavirus. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has warned the state is now on the upward part of a curve toward a peak in the number of…

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  1. Governors are left to fend for themselves with no concern from Trump. He called it a hoax only five weeks ago at a rally, made fun of the hype. Now people are dying and the curve will never be flattened the way it should until people smarten up. We are fighting the virus and the stupidity that seems to have run rampant in the South. Governors not knowing asymptomatic people can in-turn spread this, or deciding “now is not the time to issue a lock down” , or deciding to finally lock down but yet let’s let church goers have their prayer time. They don’t want Government telling them – how about the rights of the people the government is obligated to protect? When is the right time to lock down – it’s long overdue., How can Governors not know the basic fundamentals of governing. Raimondo at least has tried to stop NY from entering, but needs to do more. All states with exception to truckers delivering essentials, should limit traffic cross state. The good people in the country cannot get passed this till the stupid people catch on or perhaps as in the case in Florida with the idiots going to church Sunday – the problem will fix itself there. We need even more action to stop the spread.