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.

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


Note – On October 7, the Rhode Island Department of Health did not update their usual report by town that indicates total number of people tested, percent of people tested, number of people who tested positive, and percent of people who tested positive out of those who were tested.

We’ve included the only data that they made available on October 7 (total cases / rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population) below.

  • Newport – 184 / 743
  • Middletown – 90 / 560
  • Portsmouth – 87/499
  • Jamestown – 31/564
  • Tiverton – 136 / 800
  • Little Compton – 17 / 485

Newport

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Population estimate as of 2018: 24,762

Total number of people tested:

  • October 14: 24,762
  • September 30: 8,224
  • September 23: 7,754
  • September 16: 7,453
  • September 9: 5,998
  • September 2: 5,072
  • August 26: 4,465
  • August 19: 4,173
  • 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:

  • October 14: 35%
  • September 30: 33%
  • September 23: 31%
  • September 16: 30%
  • September 9: 24%
  • September 2: 20%
  • August 26: 18%
  • August 19: 17%
  • August 12: 16%
  • August 5: 15%
  • July 29: 14%
  • July 22: 13%
  • July 15: 12%
  • July 3: 10%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • October 14: 192
  • September 30: 181
  • September 23: 173
  • September 16: 168
  • September 9: 154
  • September 2: 146
  • August 26: 135
  • August 19: 132
  • 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:

  • October 14: 2%
  • September 30: 2%
  • September 23: 2%
  • September 16: 2%
  • September 9: 3%
  • September 2: 3%
  • August 26: 3%
  • August 19: 3%
  • 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:

  • October 14: 4,493
  • September 30: 4,090
  • September 23: 3,917
  • September 16: 3,724
  • September 9: 3,466
  • September 2: 3,192
  • August 26:G 3,031
  • August 19: 2,864
  • 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:

  • October 14: 28%
  • September 30: 25%
  • September 23: 24%
  • September 16: 23%
  • September 9: 22%
  • September 2: 20%
  • August 26: 19%
  • August 19: 18%
  • August 12: 17%
  • August 5: 16%
  • July 29: 15%
  • July 22: 14%
  • July 15: 13%
  • July 3: 11%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • October 14: 92
  • September 30: 89
  • September 23: 90
  • September 16: 90
  • September 9: 86
  • September 2: 84
  • August 26: 82
  • August 19: 77
  • 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:

  • October 14: 2%
  • September 30: 2%
  • September 23: 2%
  • September 16: 2%
  • September 9: 2%
  • September 2: 3%
  • August 26: 3%
  • August 19: 3%
  • 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:

  • October 14: 4,178
  • September 30: 3,771
  • September 23: 3,562
  • September 16: 3,382
  • September 9: 3,220
  • September 2: 2,994
  • August 26: 2,788
  • August 19: 2,583
  • 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:

  • October 14: 24%
  • September 30: 22%
  • September 23: 20%
  • September 16: 19%
  • September 9: 18%
  • September 2: 17%
  • August 26: 16%
  • August 19: 15%
  • August 12: 14%
  • August 5: 13%
  • July 29: 12%
  • July 22: 11%
  • July 15: 11%
  • July 3: 9%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • October 14: 92
  • September 30: 82
  • September 23: 83
  • September 16: 79
  • September 9: 86
  • September 2: 73
  • August 26: 69
  • August 19: 65
  • 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:

  • October 14: 2%
  • September 30: 2%
  • September 23: 2%
  • September 16: 2%
  • September 9: 2%
  • September 2: 2%
  • August 26: 2%
  • August 19: 3%
  • 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:

  • October 14: 1,797
  • September 30: 1,564
  • September 23: 1,485
  • September 16: 1,399
  • September 9: 1,324
  • September 2: 1,249
  • August 26: 1,139
  • August 19: 1,049
  • August 12: 976
  • August 5: 924
  • July 29: 850
  • July 22: 775
  • July 15: 710
  • July 3: 572

Percent of population tested:

  • October 14: 33%
  • September 30: 28%
  • September 23: 27%
  • September 16: 25%
  • September 9: 24%
  • September 2: 23%
  • August 26: 21%
  • August 19: 19%
  • August 12: 18%
  • August 5: 17%
  • July 29: 15%
  • July 22: 14%
  • July 15: 13%
  • July 3: 10%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • October 14: 36
  • September 30: 29
  • September 23: 29
  • September 16: 28
  • September 9: 27
  • September 2: 27
  • August 26: 25
  • August 19: 23
  • 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:

  • October 14: 2%
  • September 30: 2%
  • September 23: 2%
  • September 16: 2%
  • September 9: 2%
  • September 2: 2%
  • August 26: 2%
  • August 19: 2%
  • 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:

  • October 14: 3,401
  • September 30: 3,080
  • September 23: 2,944
  • September 16: 2,820
  • September 9: 2,704
  • September 2: 2,555
  • August 26: 2,350
  • August 19: 2,181
  • 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:

  • October 14: 22%
  • September 30: 19%
  • September 23: 19%
  • September 16: 18%
  • September 9: 17%
  • September 2: 16%
  • August 26: 15%
  • August 19: 14%
  • August 12: 13%
  • August 5: 13%
  • July 29: 12%
  • July 22: 11%
  • July 15: 11%
  • July 3: 10%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • October 14: 152
  • September 30: 133
  • September 23: 127
  • September 16: 121
  • September 9: 116
  • September 2: 111
  • August 26: 108
  • August 19: 99
  • 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:

  • October 14: 4%
  • September 30: 4%
  • September 23: 4%
  • September 16: 4%
  • September 9: 4 %
  • September 2: 4%
  • August 26: 5%
  • August 19: 5%
  • 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:

  • October 14: 820
  • September 30: 779
  • September 23: 738
  • September 16: 705
  • September 9: 675
  • September 2: 622
  • August 26: 559
  • August 19: 494
  • August 12: 458
  • August 5: 437
  • July 29: 393
  • July 22: 362
  • July 15: 328
  • July 3: 264

Percent of population tested:

  • October 14: 23%
  • September 30: 22%
  • September 23: 21%
  • September 16: 18%
  • September 9: 19%
  • September 2: 18%
  • August 26: 16%
  • August 19: 14%
  • August 12: 13%
  • August 5: 12%
  • July 29: 11%
  • July 22: 10%
  • July 15: 9%
  • July 3: 8%

Number of people who tested positive:

  • October 14: 18
  • September 30: 16
  • September 23: 16
  • September 16: 16
  • September 9: 16
  • September 2: 16
  • August 26: 15
  • August 19: 15
  • 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:

  • October 14: 2%
  • September 30: 2%
  • September 23: 2%
  • September 16: 2%
  • September 9: 2%
  • September 2: 3%
  • August 26: 3%
  • August 19: 3%
  • August 12: 3%
  • August 5: 3%
  • July 29: 4%
  • July 22: 4%
  • July 15: 4%
  • July 3: 5%

Data for Rhode Island