A Rhode Island college announced a stay-at-home order this week after a major spike in Covid-19 cases

Wanting to slow an episode of Covid-19 cases among its students, Providence College in Rhode Island reported a stay-at-home request this week after in excess of 80 students tested positive for the infection in two days. The college moved to virtual teaching for seven days. Indoor and open air social events and travel to bars, cafés and neighborhood organizations are not permitted.

All students living on campus will be tested for Covid-19 and those living off campus are not permitted to leave their condos. Infringement will bring about prompt suspensions. By Friday evening, the quantity of Providence College students who had tested positive had ascended to around 120 during three days.