Coronavirus in Arkansas: 2,520 new cases, 55 additional deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 2,520 new cases and 55 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Wednesday, January 20.

There are now 20,391 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 1,179 people are hospitalized and 212 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 4,441.

There have been 206,584 PCR tests this month and 51,418 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Pulaski – 296
  • Washington – 230
  • Benton – 172
  • Sebastian – 133
  • Faulkner – 115

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