Craighead Co. seven-day rolling average trending down, Gov. says

FULL BRIEFING 7/1: Gov. Hutchinson and ADH COVID-19 update for Arikansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, provide an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.

Gov. Hutchinson says if we want high school sports, people must wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Hutchinson reports the latest COVID-19 numbers for the state.

The test positivity rate in Arkansas is 6.7%.

The state surpassed the goal of 120,000 tests. The state completed over 180,000.

In Craighead County, the seven-day rolling average is trending down.

Upcoming National Guard training exercises canceled.

Dr. Smith reports the latest numbers.

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