Since Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s last press conference on Friday, May 30, there have been 476 new COVID-19 cases reported in the state of Arkansas.
As of Monday morning, June 1, there are 7,253 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 133 related deaths in the state. According to the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) website, 1,845 of the total cases remain active and 5,275 cases are considered to have recovered.
On Saturday, May 30, there were 236 new cases reported by ADH, bringing the total number to 7,013. The additional death was reported on Saturday as well, bringing the current death toll to 133.
On Sunday, May 31, there were an additional 240 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number to 7,253. Hutchinson is expected to provide an update on the cases at a press conference today in Rogers at 1:30 p.m.
The Department of Health website shows the following counties with the most active cases:
Benton County: 359
Washington County: 322
Pulaski County: 170
Sevier County: 133
Crittenden County: 125
So far, 129,515 COVID-19 tests have reportedly been conducted across the state since the beginning of the pandemic with a six percent positivity rate.