Cases And Deaths Still On The Rise In Our Area According To ADH

After nearly a week of declining cases, Arkansas had a record number of cases on Friday. Over the weekend cases were reported as 631 on Saturday and 508 on Sunday.

Counties in our area are seeing an increased number of new cases according to the Arkansas Department of Health on Monday.

Lawrence County has seen a dramatic rise in cases and currently has 49 active. The ADH reported 5 active cases and 2 active staff at Lawrence Hall as of Sept. 5th/Aug 28th in their last released Nursing Home data. They also report educational institutions with 5 or more cases and WBU is on that list with 9 active students as of September 10th.

Clay 36 active cases and 5 deaths

Craighead 374 active cases and 16 deaths

Fulton 17 active cases and 1 death

Greene 68 active cases and 7 deaths

Independence 82 active cases and 12 deaths


Izard 17 active cases and 0 deaths

Jackson 44 active cases and 1 death

Lawrence 49 active cases and 11 deaths

Mississippi 96 active cases and 37 deaths

Poinsett 52 active cases and 7 deaths

Randolph 19 active cases and 18 deaths

Sharp 16 active cases and 6 deaths