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Arkansas added almost 300 new Covid-19 cases, two deaths reported



Little Rock, Arkansas – Arkansas added 289 new confirmed positive Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

According to Arkansas Department of Health daily Covid-19 report, two additional deaths were also reported.

Currently, 208 are being hospitalized and treated of the virus in the state. 39 of them are on ventilators.

The total number of active cases is 1,769 across the state.

Of the state’s 2,663,300 vaccine doses, 2,033,326 doses have been administered, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. 234,202 people have received only their first dose, while 934,432 people are fully vaccinated.

“While we saw a decrease in hospitalizations in today’s report, the positivity rate is a concern,” Hutchinson said on Twitter. “The vaccine continues to be our best weapon in this fight, and doses are available in every Arkansas county.”