One Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Arkansas County

by Charlotte Purdy

We have been following the updates posted by the Arkansas Department of Health, as well as bringing you information from Governor Hutchinson's press conferences and now, the data provided by the ADH shows a better breakdown on numbers in Arkansas County.

At 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2020, ADH reported that Arkansas County has 1 confirmed case, 22 negative cases, 0 deaths and 0 recoveries.

Previously, the only information provided was that Arkansas County was in the 1-4 range for positive cases of COVID-19.

Across the state, 1,077 cases have been confirmed with 13,832 negative cases. The image provided shows totals for Arkansas County as well as the totals across the state as of 6:00 p.m.

Many changes have been made to the way shoppers can go into stores to purchase necessary items, including limited hours and a limit on how many customers can be in a facility at one time. Please follow the ordinance rules and keep your shopping times down to a minimum, and continue practicing social distancing. Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds, use hand sanitizer, and spray disinfectants.

We will continue to monitor the numbers and bring you updates as they are made available.