Coronavirus in Arkansas: 752 new cases, 11 additional deaths

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 752 new cases and 11 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas at his daily press conference on Friday, July 31.

The state’s death toll now stands at 453, Hutchinson said.

The top counties reporting new cases on Friday include:

  • Sebastian – 81
  • Pulaski – 77
  • Benton – 51
  • Washington – 41
  • Independence – 31
  • Crittenden – 29
  • Union – 29
  • Mississippi – 25
  • Jefferson – 23
  • Saline – 21
  • Craighead – 20

There are now 6645 cases of COVID-19 considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health, including:

  • 6241 in the general community
  • 329 in correctional facilities
  • 75 in nursing homes

The number of patients hospitalized with the virus rose to 507 (+3) in Arkansas, including 100 patients (-1) on ventilators.

The state reported 7207 test results over the last day.

“That’s a strong showing for the last 24 hours in testing,” Hutchinson said.

The number of cases considered recovered in Arkansas rose to 35,413 (+676) on Friday.

You can learn more about the state’s response to the novel coronavirus at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/novel-coronavirus.

Watch the full COVID-19 update for Friday, July 31 below:

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