Data Suggests Arkansas Nearing End of Third Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic

Listen to Assistant Editors Katy Seiter and Mary Hennigan analyze the January COVID-19 case trends in Arkansas with host KUAF host Antoinette Grajeda on Ozarks at Large.

January recorded both the highest number of cases and deaths in a single month while constantly breaking records. The end of the month saw a decline in trends as hospitals decreased below 1,000 and fewer new cases were reported.

Mary Hennigan

Mary Hennigan is an ArkansasCovid assistant editor and a graduate journalism student at the University of Arkansas.


The University of Arkansas School of Journalism and Strategic Media operates this site as an independent source of news and as a community service for Arkansas residents. Students produce the content here under the supervision of Rob Wells, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism. The data presented here is collected at roughly the same time each day from the Arkansas Department of Health website.

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