Rhode Island Governor Raimondo Coronavirus News Conference

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) held a briefing on the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The governor talked about the increased testing capacity, the… read more

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) held a briefing on the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The governor talked about the increased testing capacity, the extension of closures for all non-essential businesses until May 17, the policies put in place to help those in need to get food, and the importance of adhering to the state’s social distancing guidelines, especially during the upcoming religious holidays, such as Passover, Easter, and Ramadan. While updating the current coronavirus numbers, Governor Raimondo warned that they are in the “rapid spread phase of the virus,” and that Rhode Islanders “should assume that there is wide spread community transmission.” close

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Rhode Island Governor Raimondo Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
471063-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Apr 08, 2020 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 09, 2020 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 08, 2020 | 11:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2020 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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