There are now fewer than 2,000 active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, according to the latest Arkansas Department of Health report.
The Health Department reported 1,773 active cases on Monday, March 29, a drop of 172 cases from Sunday. The active case total dropped below 2,000 on Sunday, when the total declined from 2,032 on Saturday to 1,945 on Sunday.
Currently, there are 1,218 confirmed active cases in Arkansas and 555 probable active cases.
To date, there have been 330,008 total COVID-19 cases in the state since the pandemic’s beginning. There have been 259,120 confirmed and 70,888 probable cases.
On Monday, there was an increase of 79 COVID-19 cases, most confirmed. There were 59 confirmed cases and 20 probable cases.
Deaths were up by six, bring the state’s total number of COVID-related deaths to 5,601. There were five confirmed COVID-related deaths and one probable COVID-related death.
Hospitalization, however, decreased by seven to 164 total. Ventilator usage increased by one case to 28.
To date, Arkansas has received or been allocated 1,922,880 doses, most in the state program. There have been 1,096,134 doses given in the state. In Arkansas, there are 341,453 individuals partially immunized and 390,079 fully immunized as of Monday.