COVID-19 Update

Hospitalizations: 222

Positive Tests: 14,494

Deaths: 677 (+2)

ICU: 53

On Ventilators: 36

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Spiritual Journeys in the Time of Coronavirus: How are people of different faiths dealing with isolation?

“The shock of coronavirus has a lot of spiritual potential, leading us to ask, ‘What is real? Why did it happen? Does it matter why it happened? What is the reason for suffering?’” Shana Klinger poignantly stated via Zoom one quarantine afternoon. I asked if she would share a bit of her spiritual journey in […]

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Food Truck Fridays Are Go: These trucks won’t stop rolling

Any Providence resident knows that summer is food truck season. While featured at nearly all outdoor events, none highlights them more than the traditional Food Truck Fridays at Roger Williams Park. So, what’s a food truck fan to do when no-contact, 6-foot distanced delivery and take-out are the new normal? In the era of social […]

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Raimondo Says Rhode Islanders Should Feel Safe: A summary of the governor’s June 2 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott gave the COVID press briefing today at 1pm. The data for today is as follows: 101 new cases, 188 hospitalized, 48 of those in the ICU and 31 people on ventilators. Testing in Rhode Island has seen a positive rate of less than 5% the […]

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“Organized Anti-Government Type of People” Behind Last Night’s Actions: A summary of the Governor Raimondo, Mayor Elorza and Colonel Manni press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, Mayor Jorge Elorza and RI State Police Colonel James Manni held a press conference today at 11:30am, briefing the press on the actions they are taking after last night’s attack in Providence. “What are saw last night was not a protest,” said Governor Raimondo this morning. “What we saw last night was […]

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