Coronavirus in Arkansas: 284 new cases, 9 additional deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 284 new cases and 9 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Sunday, February 21.

There are now 5,670 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 577 people are hospitalized and 114 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 5,357.

There have been 139,258 PCR tests this month and 61,740 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Pulaski – 64
  • Benton – 31
  • Washington – 26
  • Faulkner – 17
  • Lonoke – 13
  • Sebastian — 13

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