The Arkansas Department of Health reported there are 422 new positive PCR tests and 148 new positive antigen tests within the past 24 hours for a total of 570 new cases of COVID-19 since Thursday. The cumulative number of confirmed positive cases in the state is 324,326, with 4,296 active cases. COVID-19 deaths in Arkansas are at 5,283. Three hundred fifty-nine (359) persons are hospitalized with COVID-19.
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) received results from 6,421 PCR tests and 1,200 antigen tests within the past 24 hours. The top counties with the highest number of new cases in the past 24 hours are:
- 88 in Pulaski County
- 55 in Washington County
- 44 in Sebastian County
- 43 in Benton County
- 33 in Garland County
Arkansas has received or allocated 1,200,470 vaccine doses, and 706,699 total doses have been given. Arkansas remains in Phase 1-B and is focused on the following subcategories:
- Arkansans aged 65 or older;
- Education workers including those in K-12, childcare, and higher education, or
- Food manufacturing workers.
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) map of all cases can be viewed by clicking on the link below:
You can find these updates at:
- Web: gov/COVID or www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/novel-coronavirus
- Twitter: @AsaHutchinson or @ADHPIO
- Facebook: facebook.com/asaforarkansas or facebook.com/arhealthdept
Other Helpful COVID-19 Data Reports & Information
ADH Educational Institutions Report
Report on Educational Institutions with 5 or more active cases. This report is released twice a week.
ACHI School District Geographic Boundary Level Data Map
These maps and tables show the trends for new positive COVID-19 cases for school districts as a 14-day new case rate per 10,000 residents for each school district. Some districts have missing rates because rates based on case counts of fewer than 10 are not displayed.
ADH COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Webpage
This page includes daily updates on the number of doses received and given, as well as which phase Arkansas is currently at within the vaccination plan.