Governor Hutchinson Provides Today’s COVID-19 Update
In its Wednesday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 2,520 new cases; 20,391 active cases; 1,179 hospitalized, which is down 86 from Tuesday; 212 on ventilators, which is up 3 from Tuesday; deaths added today, 55, for a total of 4,441; a total of 276,114 cases; 203,991 recoveries; PCR tests, 9,184; antigen tests, 4,186.
The Health Department reported that the top counties for new cases are Pulaski, 296; Washington, 230; Benton, 172; Sebastian, 133; and Faulkner, 115.
Governor Hutchinson released the following statement on today’s COVID-19 numbers:
"We again saw a decrease in active cases across the state today. This is the fourth consecutive day of a decline, and we have over 4,700 fewer active cases than this time last week. It's up to each of us to ensure we stay on this trend and defeat this virus."
Here are today's COVID-19 statewide numbers:
Here are today's COVID-19 vaccine statewide numbers: