Coronavirus in Arkansas: 3,106 new cases, 55 additional deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 3,106 new cases and 55 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Thursday, January 21.

There are now 20,618 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 1,160 people are hospitalized and 195 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 4,496.

There have been 218,903 PCR tests this month and 54,243 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Benton – 360
  • Pulaski – 344
  • Washington – 249
  • Sebastian – 217
  • Garland – 135

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