COVID-19 update: 1,352 Arkansans diagnosed since Saturday


COVID-19 deaths are approaching 2,000 in Hidalgo County in South Texas.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — 1,352 Arkansans have been added to the lists of those who have contracted COVID-19 during the pandemic.

That is a combination of 1,277 confirmed and 75 probable cases.

There have been 20 more confirmed case deaths related to the disease.

The Arkansas Health Department reports 2,357 total deaths have occurred in Arkansas due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

2,161 of those deaths are confirmed, the other 196 are listed as probable COVID-19 deaths.

125,153 Arkansans are considered recovered.

There are now 17,646 active cases in the state.

962 people are hospitalized statewide, that is 37 more than yesterday’s number.

A record 163 people are on ventilators.

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