LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 724 new cases and seven additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Arkansas on Friday, September 18.
There are now 5767 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.
A total of 66,542 people in Arkansas have recovered. Since March, there have been a total of 72,338 cases.
The statewide death toll due to COVID-19 is now 1173.
A total of 381 people are hospitalized and 77 are on ventilators.
The top counties reporting new cases today include:
- Pulaski– 59
- Benton – 34
- Crawford – 33
- Jefferson – 32
- Craighead – 27
You can learn more about the state’s response to the novel coronavirus at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/novel-coronavirus.