JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro is among the state’s top ten in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19.
That’s according to the latest numbers from the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement.
As of July 27, Jonesboro is ranked 6th in the state with 189 active COVID-19 cases.
ACHI shows that Jonesboro has had 835 total cases so far, which is 1.07% of the population.
The city, according to the Arkansas Department of Health, was also 4th in the state Thursday in new cases.
The total number of infections may not be as high in other Northeast Arkansas towns, however, the percentage of those infected is greater. For example, in Colt, 6.38% of the population is infected.
Note: ACHI only includes those towns with 10 or more active cases in its data set. Those with less than 10 will be identified as N/A (not available).