Arkansas has had 7,443 cumulative cases of COVID-19 to date but most have recovered.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson visited Jonesboro on Wednesday to give his daily press briefing.
There were over 1,600 active cases in Arkansas as Tuesday began.
Arkansas passed 5,000 cumulative cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, May 20.
The latest numbers from the Arkansas Department of Health plus news headlines for Tuesday, May 19.
A state seat belt enforcement campaign begins this week (May 22nd) and continues through June 7th, coinciding with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends each year.
Arkansas added 130 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, as reported by the governor.
A new bill looks to prop up local media suffering during this difficult time for businesses.
Today, the next stage of elective surgeries will begin. Previously, it has been limited to day surgeries.
An additional 3.2 million people filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total tally over seven weeks to more than 33 million.