Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Friday, December 18 to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island. Watch it live below as it happens or anytime afterward.

Updates here – Governor Raimondo: “Pause” ends on Sunday, reopening begins on Monday

The Latest From WUN

Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).