Arkansas’ death toll due to Covid-19 increased by 13 on Wednesday bringing the total fatalities to 6020 since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations increased by 33 and patients on ventilators increased by 25.

Governor Hutchinson stated today “Our vaccination numbers are better this week, but hospitalizations and ventilator usage increased once again. The vaccines protect against the Delta Variant, and we need everyone to do their part. Get the shot today to protect yourself and those you care about.”