Rhode Island COVID-19 Information

Rhode Island is slowly dialing up activity while continuing to maintain necessary social and commercial restrictions. During this period, Rhode Islanders are encouraged to protect their households at all times by (1) wearing a mask, (2) getting tested often, and (3) limiting interactions with individuals outside of their households.All Phase III guidance continues to be available on

Domestics travelers: If you’ve come to Rhode Island from a hot spot within the 50 states or DC, you must quarantine for 10 days or provide proof of a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken after arrival or within 72 hours before arrival. For more information and guidance regarding Covid-19 visit

Here are some of the guidelines with regard to tourism. You can find the complete list of current guidelines in FAQ format here

  1. Indoor dining is 75% capacity with 6-foot spacing between tables. 
  2. Bars are open with an 11PM close time (midnight with food).
  3. Indoor venues of assembly may operate at 50% capacity, 6 feet of spacing, but not more than 250 people may be present at the event or venue.
  4. Outdoor venues of assembly, may operate at 50% capacity, 6 feet of spacing, but not more than 500 people may be present at the event or venue. 
  5. Indoors and outdoors, gyms and fitness centers may resume operations at one (1) person per 50 square feet, with no limit outdoors. 
  6. Customers may still shop at retail stores, 1 person per 50 square feet. Big box stores, 1 person per 100 square feet. No limit outdoors. 


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