Six more COVID-19 deaths in R.I.; cases increase by 27

DEATHS DUE to COVID-19 in Rhode Island have totaled 956 to date. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
DEATHS DUE to COVID-19 in Rhode Island have totaled 956 to date. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 27 on Tuesday, to 16,853, and six more deaths from the virus were reported, the R.I. Department of Health said on Wednesday. Deaths due to COVID-19 now total 956 in the state. With 1,829 tests conducted on Tuesday, the positive test rate was 1.47%. There…

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