Coronavirus in Arkansas: 2,306 new cases, 58 additional deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 2,306 new cases and 58 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Wednesday, December 16.

There are now 20,774 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 3,074.

A total of 1,079 people are hospitalized and 184 are on ventilators.

The top counties reporting new cases today include:

  • Pulaski – 242
  • Washington – 159
  • Benton – 153
  • Craighead – 110
  • Faulkner – 103

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