Virus hospitalizations again reach record high in Arkansas


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Known coronavirus cases in Arkansas rose by more than 1,000 on Monday as officials continued to urge caution ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Arkansas Department of Health said 30 more people have died from the virus in Arkansas, bringing the total to 2,387 since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations for the virus again reached a new record, at 974.  

Source: Arkansas Department of Health

According to researchers from Johns Hopkins University, one in every 248 people in Arkansas tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

FOX24 Video


More News

Local News Video


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers