COVID-19 Archive

  • Additional 772 New Cases And 14 Deaths Due To Covid Announced Saturday

    The Arkansas Department Of Health announced on Saturday the additional 772 cases bringing the cumulative total cases to 48,811 since March. Deaths increased by 14 bringing the total deaths to 535 statewide. Hospitalizations were 497 with 117 on ventilators. 5686 test were reported on Saturday. […]

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  • Northeast Arkansas Shows Highest Growth Rate Over The Week Of July 19 through July 25

    Governor Hutchinson announced this today during his daily briefing. The governor also announced another 787 new cases bringing the total cumulative case count to 40,968 since March. An additional 6 deaths were reported bringing the total deaths to 434 statewide. Hospitalized patients increased by 7 […]

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  • Additional 20 Deaths Reported As Hospitalizations Increase To Over 500 Patients

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced an additional 734 cases bringing the cumulative positive results to 40,181 on Tuesday. An additional 20 deaths have been reported bringing the death toll to 428 since March. Hospitalized patients increased by 12 to 501 statewide. Patients on ventilators remains […]

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  • Summary Of Saturday’s Significant COVID-19 Increase

    The count of coronavirus cases in Arkansas rose by 450 on Saturday, including a record 400 community cases. The overall case count increased to 9,101, while the death toll from the virus rose by two, to 154. The increase ended a week in which the […]

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  • Sharp County Nursing Facility Sees Increase In Cases

    According to the Arkansas Department of Health the Ash Flat Healthcare Facility has seen a spike in positive COVID-19 cases recently, enough of an increase that Governor Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith made mention during the daily news conference of the spike in Sharp County. […]

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  • Governor Hutchinson Expedites Unemployment Benefits For Those Impacted by COVID-19

    Governor Asa Hutchinson has directed the Arkansas Department of Commerce to expedite unemployment benefits to assist Arkansans whose employment status may be impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, he announced at a press conference on Tuesday. Under current Arkansas law (Ark. Code Ann. §11-10-507(4)), individuals who […]

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