PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Persons coming to Rhode Island from New York, Indiana and Wisconsin are no extended issue to the state’s COVID-19 travel limitations.
The point out on Monday current its travel advisory listing to take away those three states, this means people or Rhode Islanders returning from those states no more time have to quarantine or offer a negative coronavirus test upon arrival.
The list now is composed of 30 states and the Northern Mariana Islands, with New Hampshire staying the only New England state remaining.
In the meantime, Massachusetts’ vacation advisory listing continue to has only Hawaii mentioned as a “low-risk” condition, even though Connecticut has Rhode Island, New York, and New Jersey on the listing of states exempt from its COVID-19 vacation restrictions.
New details from the R.I. Department of Wellbeing displays 1,031 new positive scenarios in the condition considering the fact that Friday.
There was an unusually lower selection of assessments (5,088) performed on Sunday. The Health and fitness Division closed all point out-operate screening internet sites thanks to the snowstorm.
Yet another 24 Rhode Islanders have died right after contracting COVID-19, in accordance to health and fitness officers, bringing the documented death toll to 2,236.
Hospitalizations declined to 241, which is the fewest given that early November. Of the recent individuals, 42 are in intense care and 20 are on ventilators.
As for the COVID-19 vaccine, the information reveals almost 36,000 Rhode Islanders are now totally immunized, owning received each required shots, although much more than 86,000 to start with doses have been administered to date.
About the weekend, CVS Well being opened vaccination internet sites in Providence and Johnston, even though Walgreens started signing up seniors for pictures at 14 of its pharmacy destinations.