LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized in Arkansas due to the coronavirus has fallen to its lowest level since September as the state reported 404 new virus cases.
The Department of Health on Wednesday said Arkansas’ COVID-hospitalizations dropped by 19 to 397 patients.
That is the fewest virus hospitalizations the state has seen since it reported 381 in the hospital on Sept. 18.
The state’s coronavirus cases during the pandemic total 323,353. Arkansas’ COVID-19 deaths rose by seven to 5,261.
Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest sports and weather every weekday morning by listening to Gary B. on Ozark Newsline, broadcast from the First Community Bank Newsroom on Arkansas 103.3. White River Now updates are also aired weekday mornings on 93 KZLE, Outlaw 106.5, and Your FM 99.5. Have a news tip or event to promote? Email White River Now at email@example.com. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Add don’t forget to download the White River Now mobile app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
Remember: Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Practice social distancing.