Arkansas next week will expand Covid-19 vaccinations to include Arkansans age 70 and over and school employees, including those in higher education and childcare workers. The vaccines will be available to those groups beginning Monday, January 18, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday at his weekly Covid-19 briefing.

Case Update

The number of confirmed and probable Covid-19 cases in Arkansas rose by 3,209, bringing the cumulative number of cases since the pandemic began to 259,553. Statewide, the number of deaths attributed to the virus increased by 40, to 4,121, while the number of Arkansans hospitalized with covid-19 fell by 17 to 1,354.

Covid-19 Cases in Southeast Arkansas

Ashley County

Total Cumulative Cases: 1,415
Confirmed Cases: 1,181
Probable Cases: 234

Total Active Cases: 124
Active Confirmed Cases: 94
Active Probable Cases: 30

Total Recovered Cases: 1,268
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 1,067
Recovered Probable Cases: 201

Total Deaths: 23
Confirmed Deaths: 20
Probable Deaths: 3

Bradley County

Total Cumulative Cases: 1,092
Confirmed Cases: 849
Probable Cases: 243

Total Active Cases: 115
Active Confirmed Cases: 84
Active Probable Cases: 31

Total Recovered Cases: 957
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 754
Recovered Probable Cases: 203

Total Deaths: 20
Confirmed Deaths: 11
Probable Deaths: 9

Chicot County

Total Cumulative Cases: 1,476
Confirmed Cases: 1,361
Probable Cases: 115

Total Active Cases: 47
Active Confirmed Cases: 36
Active Probable Cases: 11

Total Recovered Cases: 1,396
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 1,294
Recovered Probable Cases: 102

Total Deaths: 33
Confirmed Deaths: 31
Probable Deaths: 2

Cleveland County

Total Cumulative Cases: 638
Confirmed Cases: 431
Probable Cases: 207

Total Active Cases: 64
Active Confirmed Cases: 38
Active Probable Cases: 26

Total Recovered Cases: 552
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 375
Recovered Probable Cases: 177

Total Deaths: 22
Confirmed Deaths: 18
Probable Deaths: 4

Desha County

Total Cumulative Cases: 1,048
Confirmed Cases: 874
Probable Cases: 174

Total Active Cases: 89
Active Confirmed Cases: 66
Active Probable Cases: 23

Total Recovered Cases: 945
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 796
Recovered Probable Cases: 149

Total Deaths: 14
Confirmed Deaths: 12
Probable Deaths: 2

Drew County

Total Cumulative Cases: 1,626
Confirmed Cases: 1,291
Probable Cases: 335

Total Active Cases: 160
Active Confirmed Cases: 128
Active Probable Cases: 32

Total Recovered Cases: 1,442
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 1,145
Recovered Probable Cases: 297

Total Deaths: 24
Confirmed Deaths: 18
Probable Deaths: 6

Lincoln County

Total Cumulative Cases: 2,910
Confirmed Cases: 2,660
Probable Cases: 250

Total Active Cases: 87
Active Confirmed Cases: 52
Active Probable Cases: 35

Total Recovered Cases: 2,793
Recovered Confirmed Cases: 2,584
Recovered Probable Cases: 209

Total Deaths: 29
Confirmed Deaths: 23
Probable Deaths: 6

— Arkansas Department of Health