PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials on Friday reported seven deaths and more than 800 additional cases of COVID-19.

The state Department of Health also said there were 352 patients in Rhode Island hospitals with the virus, including 43 in intensive care units.

Rhode Island has recorded 2,083 deaths and more than 109,000 known cases of COVID-19 during the pandemic.

The state is currently averaging about 770 new cases per day, down from an average of about 1,007 earlier this month, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Rhode Island’s positivity rate is at around 4.5%, down from 7.1% earlier this month.

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