Coronavirus updates: 481 new confirmed cases, 24 more deaths

The state also saw its highest amount of COVID-19 hospitalizations on October 11 with 576 people currently in a hospital, which then rose to 608 on October 12.

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Arkansas health officials have reported a total of 6,771 new confirmed cases in the state since the beginning of October and nearly 200 new deaths.

The state also saw its highest amount of COVID-19 hospitalizations on October 11 with 576 people currently in a hospital, which then rose to 608 on October 12.

Key facts to know:

  • 89,351 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas
  • 4,816 probable cases
  • 6,744 active cases
  • 1,000 active probable cases
  • 1,463 reported deaths
  • 148 probable deaths
  • 605 hospitalizations 
  • 110 on ventilators
  • 81,136 recoveries

Tuesday, October 13th

Gov. Hutchinson announced 481 new confirmed cases, 199 new probable cases and 24 more deaths.

Hospitalizations dropped by three to 605, but the amount of people on ventilators increased to 110.

A total of 5,909 PCR tests and 1,477 antigen tests were completed over the last 24 hours.

Monday, October 12th

The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting another record amount of COVID-19 hospitalizations after the amount raised by 32. A total of 608 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

A total of 568 new confirmed cases, 86 new probable cases and 17 confirmed deaths were reported by the health department.

The state also reported 9,089 PCR tests and 705 antigen tests over the last 24 hours.