COVID-19 in Arkansas: State sees lowest number of active cases since 2020 Memorial Day weekend
COVID-19 in Arkansas: State sees lowest number of active cases since 2020 Memorial Day weekend

COVID-19 in Arkansas: State sees lowest number of active cases since 2020 Memorial Day weekend

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – New data from the Arkansas Department of Health on Friday showed that the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas is at its lowest point since the 2020 Memorial Day weekend.

From Thursday to Friday, the number of active cases fell by 82 to 1,528. The data showed 723 new cases reported, increasing the total number of cases reported during the pandemic to 828,889.

Health authorities reported 23 more deaths attributed to COVID-19, increasing the number of people who have died in the state since the start of the pandemic to 11,053.

The ADH data reported that 183 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, a decrease of 21 since Thursday. The number of patients in respirators remained at 40, and there are 64 COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit, a decrease of six within the last 24 hours.

ADH also reported that 1,230 new vaccine doses have been given since Thursday’s report. There are now 1,574,544 Arkansans fully immunized, with a further 371,127 partially immunized.

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