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GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO on Friday praised the continued cooperation of Rhode Island residents in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. / COURTESY OF GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

Identified COVID-19 cases in R.I. rise to 203

PROVIDENCE – The number of identified COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island has reached 203, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Friday afternoon, an increase of...
THE STATE has had a total of 53,971 claims for unemployment benefits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING.

R.I. unemployment increases to 53,971 due to COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment claims rose again in Rhode Island on Wednesday but by a smaller number than in previous days this week. The total...

Unemployment in R.I. related to COVID-19 layoffs tops 50K

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment in Rhode Island related to COVID-19 topped 50,000 for the first time Tuesday, 15 days after the state started segregating claims...
THE NUMBER of cases of COVID-19 in the state totaled 124 as of Tuesday afternoon, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

R.I. has 18 new COVID-19 cases, raising total to 124

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has 124 confirmed cases of COVID-19, marking an 18-case, one-day increase, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said on Tuesday. About 200 tests...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday afternoon that the state had confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island since a briefing Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. has 23 new coronavirus cases; total up to 106

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has 23 new confirmed coronavirus cases, for a total of 106, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said on Monday. “This is an...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has activated the full National Guard in the state and has pushed back the state tax-filing deadline to July 15. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

R.I. has 54 cases of COVID-19; Raimondo activates full National Guard

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said the total number of identified COVID-19 cases in the state has reached 54 cases as of Friday...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday afternoon that the state had confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island since a briefing Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. identifies 11 new COVID-19 cases; Raimondo seeks businesses’ help

PROVIDENCE – In her daily briefing on the impact of the coronavirus, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday that Rhode Island had found 11...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said all public schools will operate remotely for two weeks starting Monday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

COVID-19 cases rise to 33 in R.I.; public schools to operate...

PROVIDENCE – The number of positive cases of the new coronavirus in the state has increased by 10, to 33, and Gov. Gina M....

COVID-19 unemployment claims rise to nearly 10K in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Nearly 10,000 people have already lost their jobs in Rhode Island due to the new coronavirus which leads to the COVID-19 infection. The...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO gives an update on the spread of the coronavirus in Rhode Island at a recent news conference. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

R.I. shutting down restaurant dining for two weeks; Providence Place mall...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Monday morning announced that the state will shut down dine-in services at all restaurants, bars and cafes...

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