March 26 COVID-19 update: 349 confirmed cases, 3 deaths in Arkansas

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE (4:55 p.m.): The Arkansas Department of Health now reports 349 cases of COVID-19 in the state. Dr. Nate Smith, Secretary of Health announced 1 new death from COVID-19 bringing the state total to 3 people. Smith added all in the Central Arkansas area.

The Arkansas Department of Health website reports 349 cases of coronavirus in the state as of 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, March 26.

ADH announced 1 new death bringing the state total to three. The ADH reports that 19 individuals have recovered from the virus.

Dr. Smith is asking people who have recovered from the virus to please donate plasma because it seems to be helping with patients recovering.

Benton County reports 18 positive cases, while the Washington County case number remains the same at 10. Sebastian and Crawford County are reporting between 1-4 cases each.

Central Arkansas remains the hardest region hit in Arkansas by the coronavirus, with 83 cases in Pulaski County, 46 in Cleburne, and 23 in Jefferson and 24 in Faulkner.

The state reports that 1,868 total people have been tested for COVID-19.

Updated as of 3/26/2020, 12:00pm
Currently Hospitalized41
Currently on Ventilator13
Total Nursing Home Residents42
GenderMale = 40%
Female = 60%
Age0-18: 14
19-64: 213
65+: 108

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The Arkansas Department of Health website reports 310 cases of coronavirus in the state as of 9:49 a.m. on Thursday, March 26.

The death toll remains at two. The ADH reports that 12 individuals have recovered from the virus.

Benton County reports 18 positive cases, while the Washington County case number has risen to 10. Sebastian and Crawford County are reporting between 1-4 cases each.

Central Arkansas remains the hardest region hit in Arkansas by the coronavirus, with 79 cases in Pulaski County, 40 in Cleburne, and 23 each in Jefferson and Faulkner.

The state reports that 1814 total people have been tested for COVID-19.

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