There are 2,830 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 tested to date in Arkansas as of Saturday.
Arkansas plans to begin reopening the state next week by resuming elective surgeries on Monday. More announcements are expected regarding gyms, salons, and other businesses next week, too. Governor Asa Hutchinson has indicated May 4 as his target date to begin relaxing social distancing plans.
Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 2,830
Total Active Cases: 1,813
Total Tested: Over 38,053
Source: ADH Website
104 hospitalized, 22 on ventilators
NEA County Numbers:
- Randolph County: 15 positive, 9 recoveries, 456 negative
- Clay County: 1 positive, 0 recoveries, 129 negative
- Cleburne County: 72 positive, 52 recoveries, 145 negative, 4 deaths
- Craighead County: 58 positive, 30 recoveries, 702 negative, 1 death
- Crittenden County: 167 positive, 81 recoveries, 944 negative, 5 deaths
- Fulton County: 1 positive, 0 recoveries, 47 negative
- Greene County: 14 positive, 3 recoveries, 529 negative
- Independence County: 9 positive, 4 recoveries, 135 negative
- Jackson County: 1 positive, 1 recoveries, 55 negative
- Lawrence County: 39 positive, 2 recoveries, 230 negative, 1 death
- Mississippi County: 10 positive, 8 recoveries, 91 negative
- Poinsett County: 14 positive, 6 recoveries, 81 negatives
- Sharp County: 2 positives, 2 recoveries, 30 negative
- Don’t see your county? Click here to find it on ADH’s map.
United States: 924,576 positive
52,782 have died.
Global: 2,865,938 positive
200,698 have died.
Source: Johns Hopkins University
Tracking the Growth
The latest numbers have been added to graphics by our friend Dr. Pat Carroll, who is helping us track new cases and active cases by date.
Dental procedures planned to resume on May 18
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday that dental procedures are planned to resume on May 18. He called it a goal and said it could change but indicated plans were, as of now, for business to begin resuming in that field on May 18.
Arkansas Surge Campaign
If you think you have symptoms, don’t wait – get tested.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced more testing is available and encouraging Arkansans to get tested if they think they may have COVID-19, or if they’re showing symptoms.
“There’s an inventory available out there for testing right now all across the state of Arkansas,” Hutchinson said.
Dr. Nate Smith said Arkansas is not fully utilizing its testing capacity in our state. He and the governor encouraged Arkansans to get tested if they have any reason to worry.
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