Rob Wells

Rob Wells, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Arkansas School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

Total Deaths Map

Total Deaths

Active Cases Map

Active Cases

Antigen Testing Update

I had an enlightening conversation with Dr. Jennifer Dillaha about antigen tests today. Here were the main topics: When will the state start reporting antigen test numbers? Is the state contact tracing…

What’s up with the dashboard data? Explained

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Update on testing turnaround times

Average time from sample taken to notification of results (to the patient) June: 6.3 days July: 3.9 days August: 1.8 days June July August Overall Average 6.3 3.9 1.8 Clinic 4.4 3.9…

UAMS Forecast: July 30

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School with Positive Cases: Running List

To note: This is not a comprehensive list of all the positive cases within a school district. We will often know of the first case due to a cessation of activities, but…


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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