UPDATE: 165 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas

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UPDATE (Sunday, March 22nd): The Arkansas Department of Health updated the state Sunday and confirmed that there are now 165 cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas.

Status Update as of March 22, 2020, 12:45 pm
Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas165
Arkansas Department of Health Lab positive test results84
Commercial lab positive test results81
Persons Under Investigation (PUI)119
Persons being monitored by ADH with daily check-in and guidance because of an identified risk517
Past PUIs with negative test results711
Arkansas Department of Health Lab negative test results419
Commercial Lab negative test results292

Positives of COVID-19 in Arkansas
Current as of 3.22.20, 12:45pm

UPDATE (Saturday, March 21st): The Arkansas Department of Health updated the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas to 118 including the first case in Sebastian County by way of Fort Smith.

Status Update as of March 21, 2020, 12:47pm
Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas118
Arkansas Department of Health Lab positive test results73
Commercial lab positive test results45
Persons Under Investigation (PUI)154
Persons being monitored by ADH with daily check-in and guidance because of an identified risk501
Past PUIs with negative test results567
Arkansas Department of Health Lab negative test results354
Commercial Lab negative test results213

Positives of COVID-19 in Arkansas
Current as of 3.21.20, 12:47pm


UPDATE: The Arkansas Department of Health updated its website showing 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state as of 5:21 p.m. Friday.

Status Update as of March 20, 2020, 5:21pm
Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas100
Arkansas Department of Health Lab positive test results62
Commercial lab positive test results38
Persons Under Investigation (PUI)176
Persons being monitored by ADH with daily check-in and guidance because of an identified risk494
Past PUIs with negative test results441
Arkansas Department of Health Lab negative test results295
Commercial Lab negative test results146

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 96 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas on Friday.

The ages of the affected individuals breakdown as follows:

  • 0-18-years-old: 8
  • 19-64-years-old: 62
  • 65+-years-old: 26

Health officials said the cases so far affect slightly more women than men, but they expect figures to even out over time.

See below for the latest information on testing from the Arkansas Department of Health.

Information: Arkansas Department of Health

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