R.I. sees three more COVID-19 deaths; cases total 1,229

Updated at 3:08 p.m. on April 7, 2020.

CASES OF COVID-19 reached 1,229 as of Tuesday. / PBN GRAPHIC/NANCY LAVIN
RAPID GROWTH: Deaths related to COVID-19 in Rhode Island have grown at a much faster pace than the number of positive cases and hospitalizations, since the first two reported deaths. Since March 28, the number of deaths has grown by 1,400%. The number of positive cases has grown by 400% since then and hospitalizations are up 320%. / PBN GRAPHIC/NANCY LAVIN
PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 identified in Rhode Island increased by 147 on Tuesday, to a total 1,229, with three more deaths, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced at her daily press briefing. Hospitalizations in the state due to the new coronavirus totaled 123 Tuesday, an increase from 109 one day prior. There have been a…

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