FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: The Arkansas Department of Health now reports 449 cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The state reports 3,448 individuals have been tested in total.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Northwest Arkansas:
- Benton County: 33 cases
- Washington County: 15 cases
- Madison County: 0 cases
- Carroll County: 0 cases
- Crawford County: 1-4 cases
- Sebastian County: 5 cases
- Franklin County: 0 cases
- Johnson County: 1-4 cases
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced 1 new death linked to COVID-19 bringing the state total to 6. Dr. Nate Smith, Secretary of Health said the 1 new death was a person over the age of 65. He added the person was showing signs of recovery but ultimately died at home.
Dr. Smith says out of the 449 cases, 67 are health care workers, 6 women with COVID-19 are pregnant, 43 are hospitalized, 43 are in nursing homes, and 16 are on ventilators.
|Updated as of 3/29/2020, 2:32 pm|
|*These data are updated once a day|
|Currently on Ventilator||16|
|Total Nursing Home Residents||43|
|Gender||Male = 39.9%|
Female = 60.1%
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*These data are updated four times a day:
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