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COVID-19 in Arkansas: 84 new cases, active cases decline

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for Sunday, April, 4th. Gov. Hutchinson notes that we should be encouraged by the numbers week to week and he said he believes the efforts to beat the pandemic are working.

The ADH reported 84 new cases for a total of 331,054 cases.

The ADH reported 1,732 active cases, which is down 17 from Saturday. 145 hospitalized, which is up 3 from Tuesday; 24 on ventilators, which is down 1 from Saturday.

2 new deaths were added today, for a total of 5,643.

The Health Department reported the top counties for new cases

  • Benton, 12
  • Pulaski, 12
  • Washington, 12

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement on today’s COVID-19 numbers:

“There are 84 new COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. The numbers continue to be encouraging. Our efforts to beat this virus are working, and we must continue to get vaccinated. I hope everyone is having a safe and happy Easter.”

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