Mary Hennigan

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

School Cases Remain Low as Holiday Break Approaches

By Mary HenniganArkansasCovid.com As the school semester comes to a close for the holiday season in Arkansas, the total combined active COVID-19 cases in all institutions was about 1,300 on Dec. 6,…

November Wrap-Up: Covid-19 Cases Decline, Deaths Drop

By Mary HenniganArkansasCovid.com Arkansas had more than 15,000 new COVID-19 illnesses in November, down about 1,500, or 8%, from October, even though cases started picking up toward the end of the month.…

COVID-19 Kills More Than 8,000 Arkansans

By Mary HenniganArkansascovid.com Arkansas health officials reported 289 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, a large one-day total that represented a data records update that brought the total statewide pandemic death count to 8,120.…

September Recap: Deaths Continue as Cases Decline

By Mary Hennigan and Rachell Sanchez-Smith ArkansasCovid.com With 757 deaths, September was the fourth deadliest month of the pandemic in Arkansas even though active COVID-19 cases fell by more than half from…

Where’s the Holiday Weekend Increase?

By Mary Hennigan Arkansascovid.com Labor Day cookouts and crowds at high school and college football games led state officials and health experts to believe COVID-19 infections would jump across the state, but active…

Active Cases in Schools Decline After Long Weekend

By Mary HenniganArkansascovid.com Active COVID-19 cases in the Arkansas public school districts declined for the first time since the beginning of the school year, according to the Sept. 9 Arkansas Department of…

Arkansas Public Schools Report 2,005 New Active COVID-19 Cases

By Mary HenniganArkansascovid.com Within the first two weeks of the new school year, Arkansas’s public school districts reported 2,005 new active COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of illnesses in public schools…

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