Arkansas reports over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, 7 additional deaths

Coronavirus

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

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

DON'T MISS

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Trending Stories

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers