LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Saturday that the Arkansas Department of Health will resume releasing statewide COVID-19 updates on weekends.
According to the Arkansas Department of Health, 2,015 new COVID-19 cases and seven additional deaths were reported due to the virus in Arkansas on Saturday, July 24.
There are 15,032 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.
A total of 875 people are hospitalized and 155 are on ventilators.
The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 increased to 6,048.
There have been 125,117 PCR tests this month and 63,625 antigen tests.
Top counties reporting new cases:
- Pulaski – 268
- Benton – 181
- Washington – 145
We now have COVID-19 updates on weekends. Thanks to ADH. Information guides behavior and that is why I will have 5 more community conversations this week. Let’s be a winner and get the shot. pic.twitter.com/714uRaAKH0— Gov. Asa Hutchinson (@AsaHutchinson) July 24, 2021