Coronavirus in Arkansas: 108 new active cases, seven additional deaths reported Tuesday


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — New data from the Arkansas Department of Health showed that active coronavirus cases rose by 108 on Tuesday, Nov. 23 to 6,079.

There were seven COVID-19 deaths reported, bringing the total in Arkansas during the pandemic to 8,627.

There are currently 345 patients hospitalized in Arkansas due to COIVD-19, an increase of 12 over yesterday, and 60 are on ventilators.

Total cases in the state during the pandemic increased to 525,130.

Of the state’s 4,375,960 vaccine doses received, 3,360,927 have been administered, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. Today’s numbers show that 1,433,465 people in Arkansas are fully immunized, while 319,105 have received their first dose.

“During today’s weekly briefing, I discussed natural immunity and shared some reminders to keep our families safe,” said Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

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