Bristol COVID cases double in less than a week — town-by-town count

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Another 97 Rhode Islanders tested positive for coronavirus from Friday to Saturday, the state announced Saturday, with some of those new cases involving East Bay residents. 

Bristol’s total number of cases doubled from five on Monday to 10 as of Saturday. East Providence has now had 23 confirmed cases, Barrington is now at 13.

The following town-by-town count was released on Saturday …

  • Barrington 13
  • Bristol 10
  • Burrillville 11
  • Central Falls 12
  • Charlestown <5
  • Coventry 23
  • Cranston 64
  • Cumberland 25
  • East Greenwich <5
  • East Providence 24
  • Exeter <5
  • Foster <5
  • Glocester <5
  • Hopkinton <5
  • Jamestown <5
  • Johnston 11
  • Lincoln 12
  • Little Compton <5
  • Middletown 9
  • Narragansett <5
  • New Shoreham <5
  • Newport 13
  • North Kingstown 15
  • North Providence 68
  • North Smithfield <5
  • Pawtucket 99
  • Portsmouth 8
  • Providence 136
  • Richmond 0
  • Scituate <5
  • Smithfield 13
  • South Kingstown 19
  • Tiverton 7
  • Warren <5
  • Warwick 37
  • West Greenwich <5
  • West Warwick 20
  • Westerly 9
  • Woonsocket 12

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