Coronavirus in Arkansas: 165 new cases, 22 deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 165 new cases and 22 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Sunday, March 7.

There are now 3,967 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 335 people are hospitalized and 65 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 5,319.

There have been 36,850 PCR tests this month and 11,280 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Benton – 35
  • Pulaski – 23
  • Washington – 16
  • Crawford – 8
  • Faulkner – 8

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

FOX24 Video


More News


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers