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Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today released newly updated data on the number of people COVID-19 tested and the number of people with positive tests by city and town.

The updated town and city data come on a day that RIDOH reports a total of 20,129 total positive cases, 1,018 associated fatalities, and 89 current hospitalizations.

Central Falls continues to lead Rhode Island with the percentage of people tested (29%) and the number of positive our of those who were tested (20%).

Here’s how the new numbers breakdown for Newport County and to compare, a look at the numbers from the last four weeks.

A note on data from RIDOH: Does not include out of state residents or people with pending residence information. A count of zero indicates either zero cases or fewer than five cases. Counts of positive tests are obtained from electronic and other (e.g., fax) laboratory results reported to RIDOH. Counts of negative tests are obtained from electronic laboratory results reported to RIDOH. Does not include repeat positive and negative tests on the same person and, thus, does not reflect total testing volume by city/town.

Newport

Population estimate as of 2018: 24,762

Total number of people tested:

  • Augusut 12: 3,918
  • August 5: 3,744
  • July 29: 3,420
  • July 22: 3,139
  • July 15: 2,926
  • July 3: 2,413

Percent of population tested:

  • August 12: 16%
  • August 5: 15%
  • July 29: 14%
  • July 22: 13%
  • July 15: 12%
  • July 3: 10%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • August 12: 130
  • August 5: 125
  • July 29: 119
  • July 22: 114
  • July 15: 116
  • July 3: 103

Positive out of those who were tested:

  • August 12: 3%
  • August 5: 3%
  • July 29: 3%
  • July 22: 4%
  • July 15: 4%
  • July 3: 4%

Middletown

Population estimate as of 2018: 16,078

Total number of people tested:

  • August 12: 2,717
  • August 5: 2,551
  • July 29: 2,369
  • July 22: 2,243
  • July 15: 2,074
  • July 3: 1,723

Percent of population tested:

  • August 12: 17%
  • August 5: 16%
  • July 29: 15%
  • July 22: 14%
  • July 15: 13%
  • July 3: 11%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • August 12: 77
  • August 5: 75
  • July 29: 70
  • July 22: 68
  • July 15: 69
  • July 3: 55

Positive out of those who were tested:

  • August 12: 3%
  • August 5: 3%
  • July 29: 3%
  • July 22: 3%
  • July 15: 3%
  • July 3: 3%

Portsmouth

Population estimate as of 2018: 17,418

Total number of people tested:

  • August 12: 2,375
  • August 5: 2,272
  • July 29: 2,087
  • July 22: 1,979
  • July 15: 1,839
  • July 3: 1,503

Percent of population tested:

  • August 12: 14%
  • August 5: 13%
  • July 29: 12%
  • July 22: 11%
  • July 15: 11%
  • July 3: 9%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • August 12: 63
  • August 5: 61
  • July 29: 60
  • July 22: 58
  • July 15: 57
  • July 3: 53

Positive out of those who were tested:

  • August 12: 3%
  • August 5: 3%
  • July 29: 3%
  • July 22: 3%
  • July 15: 3%
  • July 3: 4%

Jamestown

Population estimate as of 2018: 5,496

Total number of people tested:

  • August 12: 976
  • August 5: 924
  • July 29: 850
  • July 22: 775
  • July 15: 710
  • July 3: 572

Percent of population tested:

  • August 12: 18%
  • August 5: 17%
  • July 29: 15%
  • July 22: 14%
  • July 15: 13%
  • July 3: 10%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • August 12: 21
  • August 5: 21
  • July 29: 19
  • July 22: 17
  • July 15: 17
  • July 3: 15

Positive out of those who were tested:

  • August 12: 2%
  • August 5: 2%
  • July 29: 2%
  • July 22: 2%
  • July 15: 2%
  • July 3: 3%

Tiverton

Population estimate as of 2018: 15,816

Total number of people tested:

  • August 12: 2,088
  • August 5: 2,014
  • July 29: 1,884
  • July 22: 1,793
  • July 15: 1,706
  • July 3: 1,542

Percent of population tested:

  • August 12: 13%
  • August 5: 13%
  • July 29: 12%
  • July 22: 11%
  • July 15: 11%
  • July 3: 10%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • August 12: 99
  • August 5: 99
  • July 29: 97
  • July 22: 93
  • July 15: 92
  • July 3: 91

Positive out of those who were tested:

  • August 12: 5%
  • August 5: 5%
  • July 29: 5%
  • July 22: 5%
  • July 15: 5%
  • July 3: 6%

Little Compton

Population estimate as of 2018: 3,505

Total number of people tested:

  • August 12: 458
  • August 5: 437
  • July 29: 393
  • July 22: 362
  • July 15: 328
  • July 3: 264

Percent of population tested:

  • August 12: 13%
  • August 5: 12%
  • July 29: 11%
  • July 22: 10%
  • July 15: 9%
  • July 3: 8%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • August 12: 15
  • August 5: 15
  • July 29: 15
  • July 22: 15
  • July 15: 14
  • July 3: 14

Positive out of those who were tested:

  • August 12: 3%
  • August 5: 3%
  • July 29: 4%
  • July 22: 4%
  • July 15: 4%
  • July 3: 5%

Data for Rhode Island

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