LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 1030 new cases and 17 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Thursday, September 24.
There are now 6672 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.
A total of 68,902 people in Arkansas have recovered. Since March, there have been a total of 76,676 cases.
The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 1097.
A total of 457 (-11) people are hospitalized and 97 (+7) are on ventilators.
The top counties reporting new cases today include:
- Pulaski – 91
- Jefferson – 69
- Washington – 63
- Benton – 58
- Sebastian – 41
You can learn more about the state’s response to the novel coronavirus at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/novel-coronavirus.