(Providence, RI) -- Rhode Island's "pause" instituted by Governor Gina Raimondo to battle COVID-19 might go on longer than originally announced. Gyms, recreational venues and other businesses were ordered to close for two weeks starting last week, and restaurants were directed to further reduce their dining capacities. Raimondo hinted in an interview with WPRI-TV Tuesday that the pause may be extended as virus numbers continue to surge in the Ocean State. The governor is expected to announce a decision during her press briefing on Thursday.
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