Arkansas COVID-19 cases up 340 cases since Monday to 10,080

(06/09/20)  Arkansas COVID-19 cases up 340 cases since Monday to 10,080  The following stats were shared Tuesday at Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s daily COVID-19 news conference in Pine Bluff and posted on the Arkansas Department of Health’s website:

  • 10,080 total confirmed cases, up 340 from 9,740 on Monday.
  • 3,044 active cases, up 89 from Monday.
  • 6,875 recoveries, up 245 from Monday.
  • 161 deaths, up six from Monday.
  • 173 cases requiring hospitalization, up two from Monday.
  • 44 cases on a ventilator, down two from Monday.
  • 488 cases among nursing homes, up five from Monday.
  • 332 cases among nursing home staff, up 17 from Monday.
  • 142 cases in Garland County, up two from Monday.
  • 133 recoveries in Garland County, no change from Monday.
  • 1 death in Garland County, no change from Monday.

Of the recent 340 confirmed cases, 34 were from correctional facilities and 306 were community cases. Of the total 3,044 active cases, 141 are from nursing homes, 139 are from correctional facilities and 2,764 active community cases.

As of Friday, June 7, there have been 28,862 tests administered in June. Hutchinson said that Arkansas is ahead of schedule for the new testing goal of 120,000 tests administered in June. There were a total of 4,849 test results processed since yesterday. Statewide, there have been 565 tests per 10,000 people (per capita).

For the southeast region, there are 694 tests per 10,000 people (per capita) with 2,580 total confirmed cases. Of these confirmed cases, 771 come from the community and 1,809 come from the correctional facilities. Of the 257 active cases, 148 are from the community and 109 are from correctional facilities. Of the 44 deaths in the southeast region, 32 are from community and 12 from correctional facilities cases.