Coronavirus in Arkansas: 517 new cases, 12 additional deaths


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 517 new cases and 12 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Saturday, February 20.

There are now 6,078 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.

A total of 605 people are hospitalized and 103 are on ventilators.

The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 5,348.

There have been 136,679 PCR tests this month and 60,543 antigen tests.

Top counties reporting new cases:

  • Washington – 61
  • Pulaski – 60
  • Benton – 39
  • Faulkner – 35
  • Sebastian – 32

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

FOX24 Video


More News


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers