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Arkansas daily Covid-19 report for June 3rd, cases drop, spike in deaths



Pine Bluff, Arkansas – Arkansas officially has the lowest number of Covid-19 hospitalizations today in more than two weeks. While the cases generally drop, the number of deaths is increasing.

According to latest Covid-19 report, the state of Arkansas added 197 new cases of Covid-19.

“Today’s report shows a decrease in hospitalizations and actives cases compared to this time a week ago,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said in a tweet. “While we are seeing hopeful COVID-19 progress, let’s continue this trend by ensuring we all play a role in protecting others.”

The total number od patients currently hospitalized is now 180, 10 lower than Wednesday.

The total number od reported deaths on Thursday is 9.

The number of vaccine doses that had been administered, including second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, rose by 6,346. That was bigger than the increase on Wednesday, but down by more than 1,500 from the rise a week earlier.