Some Rhode Island businesses are reopening or increasing capacity now that Gov. Gina Raimondo’s three week “pause” to help control the latest coronavirus surge has ended. The Democratic governor decided to lift the pause because of what she called “sustained decreases” in percent positivity rates which it is hoped will stop hospitals from being flooded with coronavirus patients. Businesses...
Rhode Island is one of several states across the country getting fewer doses of Pfizer’s vaccine than expected. Gov. Gina Raimondo said they were set to receive 11,000 doses next week, and now they’re only getting about 7,000.