The ADH reported Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 an additional 14,495 active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. Total number of tests given yesterday were 17,184.
Hospitalizations increased by 113 with a total of 1600 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Those on ventilators increased by 21 to a total of 192. There are 10 additional deaths.
Active Cases by County
If you test positive for COVID-19, you should isolate. Use the graphic below to find out how long you should stay home depending on your symptoms.
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To protect yourself and others, the ADH recommends:
- Get the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
- Practice physical distancing. Avoid close contact with others, especially those who are sick, by keeping at least 6 feet between you and others.
- If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or develop a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, seek testing. Testing is available in many locations, including ADH Local Health Units.
- It is recommended to wear a face-covering in all indoor public settings in areas of substantial or high transmission, whether you are vaccinated or not vaccinated. All areas of Arkansas currently have substantial or high transmission. Click here to read the recommendations.