COVID-19 Cases Top 20,000 in Arkansas

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced 439 new coronavirus in the most recent 24-hour monitoring period, of those 92 are in Washington County. Benton County recorded 48 new cases and Sebastian County, 22.  There was an additional death, bringing Arkansas’ fatalities from the virus to 265.  Hospitalizations now number 300, the highest total since the beginning of the pandemic. The Governor says the good news is this most recent one-day positive total does represent a fifth consecutive day with a lower number than the previously reported. Currently Arknansas counts 5, 227 active community cases.