Arkansas is now listed as a COVID-19 hot spot by another state’s health department.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has declared Arkansas a COVID-19 hot spot. Arkansas is one of four states, including Alabama, Arizona and Maryland that have received that status.
This list of state hot spots was updated on June 17 and is set to be reviewed on July 1, according to Kansas’s Department of Health and Environment website.
Under Kansas’ COVID-19 guidelines, individuals who have traveled to these states, have been on a cruise ship or have traveled internationally will be required to quarantine for 14 days if they visit Kansas.
As of Thursday, June 18, Arkansas has 13,606 cumulative positive cases with 4,413 active cases. There have been 197 deaths attributed to the virus.