COVID-19 In Arkansas: New Case Count Breaks Record For Second Day In A Row, Active Cases Near 80,000

KARK:

The surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the omicron variant led to a second straight day of record-breaking numbers of new cases and a tenth-straight day of breaking the active case record.

In data reported by the Arkansas Department of Health, the number of new cases climbed by 12,990 to 653,789 for the pandemic total. Active cases shot up by 8,212 to now stand at 79,346.

The number of hospitalizations reported by the ADH saw its second significant jump this week, climbing by 66 to 1,251. This marks the first time since September 8, 2021, that hospitalizations have crossed the 1,200-mark, and the current COVID-19 patient load is up 145% in just one month.

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