Coronavirus in Arkansas: 1,109 new cases, 32 additional deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 1,109 new cases and 32 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Monday, January 18.

There are now 22,794 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 1,263 people are hospitalized and 216 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 4,343.

There have been 186,957 PCR tests this month and 44,897 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Pulaski – 155
  • Washington – 125
  • Benton – 117
  • Garland – 61
  • Jefferson – 54

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