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Governor Hutchinson Provides Today’s COVID-19 Update

In its Monday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 807 new cases; 7,142 active cases; 496 hospitalized, which is up 35 from Sunday; 99 on ventilators, which is up 13 from Sunday; deaths added today, 21, for a total of 1,329; a total of 82,049 cases; 71,509 recoveries; PCR tests, 7,056; antigen tests, 9.

The Health Department reported that the top counties for new cases are Pulaski, 74; Sebastian, 37; Craighead, 29; Garland, 26; and Faulkner, 25.

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement on today’s COVID-19 numbers:

“There are 807 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. It’s critical that we all continue following the guidance of our public health officials to slow the spread of this virus. I will have updates on our testing efforts and the White House Task Force report at tomorrow’s weekly briefing.”

Here are today's COVID-19 statewide numbers: