COVID-19 Coverage
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By ALEX SPONSELLER As the world continues to learn more about COVID-19 and its effect on humans, there have also been questions as to how it affects animals and house pets. Based on lab work as well as field studies, veterinarians have gathered more
As the country prepares to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo reminded people that large gatherings are still not allowed and the guidelines governing travel are still in place. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The state has launched a new "e;one-stop"e; mobile app, called Crush COVID RI, meant to help the state step up its fight against the virus - and while thousands of Rhode Islanders are said to have downloaded the app in the first 24 hours more
However, there will be significant restrictions. Churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship will be limited to 25 percent of their capacity, “and that’s a maximum.” more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America has not let the COVID-19 pandemic halt its programs - or its fun - as the summer months inch closer in Rhode Island. The council has been using and extending multiple virtual more
As the governor asked Rhode Islanders to keep in mind those who have lost loved ones, she also said that these numbers were encouraging, as the overall trend continues to be a decline in new cases, and that testing has been the key to that success. more
The announcements came as the latest COVID-19 data update showed new cases and hospitalizations falling to the lowest levels seen in at least a month – developments the governor described as “good news” even as she continued to stress that social distancing restrictions will remain in place during the state’s phased reopening. more
Raimondo outlined four different metrics that are being used to guide the state’s re-opening plan. She pointed out that every time restrictions are lifted during a new phase, the state has about two weeks to determine the impact the order has on the spread of the virus. more
Bob Houghtaling, director of the East Greenwich Drug Program, speaks about Mental Health Awareness Month, the effects of the pandemic on mental health and what long-lasting impacts Rhode Island may see from the crisis. more
By JACOB MARROCCO Cherry Hill Manor Executive Director Katie Gerber said the various shows of support for front line workers around town means quite a bit to her staff. The Johnston Police and Fire departments recently held a parade that went around the more
Cumberland Farms confirmed in a press release Wednesday evening that a team member at the 663 Killingly St. location tested positive for COVID-19. The store was closed as of 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and will undergo extensive cleaning measures. "e;We are taking more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Editor's note: This story combines updates from the governor's daily briefings on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Rhode Island's restaurants will be able to welcome patrons for limited outdoor dining starting May more
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