Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a COVID-19 press briefing on Tuesday, September 1st at 1 pm to provide an update on reopening schools. Today’s briefing, which is scheduled to last just fifteen minutes, is expected to focus on testing.

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