Coroner reports 2 additional Sebastian County COVID-19 deaths


SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Sebastian County Coroner Ken Hobbs says two people died from the coronavirus at the Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith over the weekend.

According to Hobbs, an 87-year-old woman died Friday and had underlying health conditions.

On Sunday, a 52-year-old man who worked at the Van Buren Tyson plant died after being in the hospital for over 30 days.

Sebastian County has seen five deaths since the pandemic started.

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