Arkansas COVID-19 Update

Status Update of 118 positive COVID-19 cases in Arkansas as of March 21st, 1:40pm. 13 of the current positive patients are hospitalized at this point. Over half of these are in ICU.  

Governor Hutchison stated in his address today that projections are that the COVID-19 cases will peak  in 6-8 weeks. If 1000 people are hospitalized  at that peak this will be a strain on our health systems.  

The Governor urged Arkansans to continue to social distance to prevent the spread of coronavirus.