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Covid-19 numbers continue to rise, Arkansas added 2.552 new cases over the weekend

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Pine Bluff, Arkansas – Aransas added 2,552 new cases over the weekend along with 15 more deaths, Arkansas Department of Health reported.

The number of active cases in the state now reached 10,505.

Since the start of the pandemic, the total number of confirmed positive cases now reached 365,132.

The total number of reported deaths since last March is 6,007.

As of Monday, there are 787 people hospitalized of which 129 people are on ventilator.

According to Gov. Asa Hutchinson tweet on Monday, nearly 16,000 people were vaccinated during the three-day period since Friday. This is what he said:

We saw good vaccine numbers over the weekend, with an increase of nearly 16,000 doses administered. Unfortunately, we also saw an increase of over 100 hospitalizations. Nearly all patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have not been fully vaccinated, so get your shot today.

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