Children Represent 30% of All Arkansas COVID-19 Cases, Governor Says

By Rachell Children under age 18 represent 30% of active COVID-19 cases, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday at his weekly press conference. The delta variant of the virus, far more contagious…

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

By Mary 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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