Coronavirus in Arkansas: 327 new cases, 14 deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 327 new cases and 14 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Friday, March 5.

There are now 4,160 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 345 people are hospitalized and 75 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 5,297.

There have been 32,485 PCR tests this month and 10,749 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Washington – 43
  • Sebastian – 32
  • Benton – 31
  • Pulaski – 31
  • Crawford – 17

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