There were 912 new cases and 18 deaths reported during Wednesday’s COVID-19 daily update. Hospitalizations decreased by 10.
The counties with the highest number of new cases are as follows:
The Governor said the majority of cases in Chicot County are from a correctional facility.
Today, the Governor announced a plan to test inmates in all correctional facilities during the month of August.
The health department has issued a directive for resuming school bands and choirs. You can find the directive at www.healthy.arkansas.gov.
The Department of Education has launched a Ready for School Resource Call Center. The purpose of the center is to provide Arkansans with information and resources regarding the reopening of school. The call center will operate Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. The number is 1-833-353-6050.