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Arkansas added 288 new Covid-19 cases in Friday report, 2 deaths reported



Pine Bluff, Arkansas – Arkansas added 288 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours according to Arkansas Department of Health.

According to the same report, two deaths were reported for the 24-hour period.

With the latest numbers, the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now reaches 344,945. The total number of deaths is now 5,869.

Currently, there are a total of 2,334 active cases statewide. 219 people are hospitalized.

ADH also reported that 5,388 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.

This is what Gov. Asa Hutchinson said on Twitter today:

Our new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to increase. We have seen the effect that vaccines have on both of these numbers, and we know these vaccines work. It’s critical that Arkansans continue to get the vaccine to help control this virus.

For more details, please visit ADH website.