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Sad record: Arkansas reported the highest single-day number of Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, report



Arkansas – Despite all the pandemic measures and massive vaccination efforts, today Arkansas added a new, record high number of Covid-19 cases in a single day.

According to the Arkansas Department of Health, the state of Arkansas added a total of 6.562 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.

In addition to the highest number of cases reported in a single day, Arkansas reported a total of 27 Covid-19 related deaths.

Since the start of the pandemic, the total number reported cases is 581,134, while the total number of Covid-19 related deaths reached 9,248.

Currently, there are 32,280 active cases across the state which is 5,118 more compared to the day before.

Fifty-three people were admitted to hospital infected with the virus and now the total number of hospitalizations is 775.

Three people more were put on ventilator support reaching a total of 118 people on ventilators.

These are the counties with the highest number of reported cases on Tuesday:

  • Pulaski – 1,332
  • Washington – 472
  • Craighead – 439

For more Covid-19 related data and vaccination info, please visit Arkansas Department of Health website.