R.I. coronavirus cases reach 165; Raimondo orders visitors from N.Y. to self-quarantine

Updated at 5:40 p.m.

GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said that Rhode Island has identified 165 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO on Friday said Rhode Island must do everything it can to track New Yorkers entering the Ocean State, to help stop the local spread of the new coronavirus. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island increased by 33 Thursday, bringing the state total to 165, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. During her daily news briefing, Raimondo said she will be signing an executive order on Thursday mandating anyone who has traveled from the New York to Rhode Island…

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