ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — For the second time this week, Northwest Arkansas has set a COVID-19 related record.
Mercy Hospital reports there were 81 people on ventilators with COVID-19 on August 17, surpassing the old record from the day before.
In total, there were 169 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 which is just four shy of a record.
According to Mercy, the youngest COVID-19 patient is just 12 years old.