LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Health released the April 18 COVID-19 update showing that vaccine distribution is seeing a decrease in active cases continuing.
The ADH reported 45 new cases for a total of 333,452 cases. The ADH reported 1,910 active cases, which is down 50 from Saturday.
There were 161 hospitalized, which shows an increase of 8 in the last day; 21 on ventilators, which is up 1 from Sunday.
1 new death was added today, for a total of 5,694.
The Health Department reported the top counties for new cases:
- Pulaski, 9
- Craighead, 8
- Lonoke, 7
Governor Hutchinson released the following statement on today’s COVID-19 numbers:
“There are 45 new COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. Today’s report shows lower new cases and a decrease in active cases. We’re hoping for a big week for vaccinations this week, and I hope you’ll do your part to help.”