LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reached another record one-day increase in COVID-19 deaths.
The state Health Department on Wednesday said 58 more people died from the illness caused by the virus. The increase brings the state’s total fatalities since the pandemic began to 3,074.
The state’s probable and confirmed cases rose by 2,306 to 191,504.
Wednesday’s increase in deaths was the state’s highest since it reported 55 new deaths on Friday. The number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19 rose by nine to 1,079.
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