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Rhode Island Health Releases New Numbers on DeFusco’s Salmonella Outbreak

The Rhode Island Department of Health posted an update in its ongoing investigation of the Salmonella outbreak linked to DeFusco’s bakery in Johnston, Rhode Island. The new numbers released today:

* 70 Cases Total (69 in Rhode Island, 1 in Massachusetts)

* 29 Hospitalizations (25 Discharged, 4 Current)

* 42 Lab-confirmed Salmonella

* 2 Salmonella-associated Deaths