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COVID-19 in Arkansas: Active cases decline through weekend as state continues push for vaccinations


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health released the COVID-19 updated numbers for Monday, May 10.

4,511 more vaccines were distributed out to Arkansans over the last 24 hours.

The ADH reported 76 new cases, for a total of 337,586.

There are 2,053 active cases, which is down 170 from Sunday; 169 hospitalized, which is up 3 from Sunday; 41 on ventilators, which is up 5 from Sunday.

Three new deaths were added today, for a total of 5,764.

The Health Department reported the top counties for new cases:

  • Pulaski, 17
  • Benton, 8
  • Lonoke, 7

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement on today’s COVID-19 numbers:

“Vaccine administration is higher in today’s report than the same day in the previous two weeks, and our seven-day average of new cases remains steady. This report is a good start to the week, and we will hopefully continue to get more Arkansans vaccinated.”

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