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2 COVID-19 positive residents of the Rhode Island Veterans Home have died

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — Two residents of the Rhode Island Veterans Home who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.

A spokesperson told 12 News, the residents passed away this week. Their deaths were reported to the medical examiner and the Rhode Island Department of Health.

Fewer than five residents at the home currently have the virus — and the spokesperson said they haven’t had any new cases among residents in more than a week.