April 8 COVID-19 update: 1077 cases, 18 deaths in Arkansas

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE 7:30 p.m.: The Arkansas Department of Health has confirmed Madison County’s first positive case of COVID-19.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Arkansas Department of Health reported 1077 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas according to its website.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE 5:30 p.m.: Arkansas Department of Health reported 1071 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas according to its website.

Hutchinson reported no new deaths in the state since his last report on Tuesday.

The ages of those affected break down as follows:

  • 0-17 years old: 24
  • 18-24 years old: 69
  • 25-44 years old: 310
  • 45-64 years old: 368
  • 65+: 252

There are currently 76 people in Arkansas hospitalized with the virus, the governor said, an increase of two since Tuesday. Of those, there are 30 individuals on ventilators, according to Dr. Nate Smith with the Arkansas Department of Health.

There are 68 people infected with COVID-19 in nursing homes.

The state’s 1023 cases include 147 healthcare workers, up by 13 cases since Tuesday.

Smith reported 208 recoveries in Arkansas, an increase of 56 since yesterday.

Updated as of 4/8/2020, 1:35 pm
*these data are updated once a day
Currently Hospitalized76
Currently on Ventilator30
Total Nursing Home Residents68
GenderMale = 42.5%
Female = 57.5%
Age0-17: 24
18-24: 69
25-44: 310
45-64: 368
65+: 252

ORIGINAL STORY

Arkansas has reached 1000 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the latest data from the Arkansas Department of Health website.

The state’s death toll stands at 18.

The ADH reports there have been 201 recoveries from COVID-19 around the state.

A total of 14,530 individuals have been tested in Arkansas.

You can view the latest statistics from the Arkansas Department of Health here.

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