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102 total cases, one new case on Saturday

By Pam Lowe

Clay County has 102 total cases due to a new case on Saturday with 16 active cases. There are 82 recovered cases. The death count remains at 4 people. There are 2,020 negative tests out of 2,122 tests.

In the state, COVID-19 cases are up 732 over Friday for a total of 37,981 confirmed cases. There are 6,499 active cases. 479 patients are in the hospital; down 18 from yesterday. This is the highest percent of active cases hospitalized, 7.4%; since May 20.

There are 105 patients on a ventilator, which is four less than yesterday.  There were five deaths, bringing our total number of deaths to 399.

The target positivity rate is 5% and the positivity for Arkansas today is 8.2%. Over 5% indicates under-testing or an outbreak.

The state set a record this past week with 5,448 new cases which is the largest number of new cases in a single week. Arkansas cases are up 16% over last week. Testing is down 0.7% from last week.

Clay County Courier

810 N Missouri Ave.
P.O. Box 85
Corning, Arkansas 72422-0085
(870) 857-3531