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,…

A Final Note – Thank You

Dear Readers: ArkansasCovid.com will publish its last report this Friday, on Dec. 10. We are ending the project as the semester concludes at the University of Arkansas and our talented student journalists…

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.…

As Vaccine Access Improves, Racial Gap Race Narrows

By Grace ArnnArkansasCovid.com The vaccination gap between white and minority populations is closing as vaccines become more widely available throughout Arkansas and employers are requiring employees get the shots.  Some of the…

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.…

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