Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Health Dr. Nate Smith delivered an update about COVID-19 from the Capitol today . Here is a summary of that update.

946…Positive cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas 

Logan and Clay Counties added to map. 

134 Healthcare workers tested positive 

74 currently hospitalized 

25 on ventilator

18 total deaths, 2 new deaths use to COVID-19 today 

152 recovered 

Nate Smith stated that statistics are showing Arkansas possibly peaking in positive cases the week of April 24th.

Federal Corrections at Forrest City – 24 inmates and 5 staff have tested positive. An CDC team will arrive this evening. 

Governor Hutchison thanked all the child care workers.