Entergy Arkansas announces temporary relief from disconnection due to COVID-19 outbreak

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Entergy Arkansas spokesperson announced Sunday that they are temporarily suspending disconnecting accounts that haven’t paid due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entergy also said it will pledge $100,000 to the Arkansas Community Foundation fund where businesses have pledged or donated $2 million. Some businesses include Walmart, Tyson Foods, Wingate and more.

To donate, you can go to arcf.org/covid19.

Key facts to know:

  • 830 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas 
  • 11,143 total tests
  • 10,324 negative test results
  • 16 reported deaths
  • 96 recoveries
  • All public schools are closed until April 17

Watch Sunday’s 1:30 p.m. press conference here: