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800 new COVID cases and 1 coronavirus related death reported in Arkansas



Little Rock, Arkansas — Arkansas reported 803 new COVID cases in the state, along with one more death on Sunday.

Arkansas reached record-high hospitalizations at 1,819 during the peak of the omicron variant. But those numbers continue to decline as well as active cases.

The state has officially surpassed more than 10,000 deaths as a result of the virus as of Saturday.

Key facts to know:

• Total cases: 814,728 (+803)
• Active cases: 11,306 (-603)
• Total deaths: 10,292 (+1)
• Hospitalized: 747 (-37)
• On ventilators: 1114 (-9)
• Fully vaccinated: 1,563,232 (+324)

A total of 10,292 people have died in Arkansas due to the virus and over 1.56 million have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus.

“New cases are again lower than last week. Our positivity rate of 12.4% is back to where it was around Christmas. Hospitalizations are also down to early January levels. Let’s keep moving in the right direction,” Gov. Hutchinson tweeted on Wednesday.