Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Thursday, April 8 to provide an update on the fight against COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

The live broadcast of this meeting had some technical difficulties. We’re working on finding better audio and video.

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