ACHI: Jonesboro 6th in the state with active COVID-19 cases

ACHI: Jonesboro 6th in the state with active COVID-19 cases

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro is among the state’s top ten in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19.

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).

City Cumulative Cases Percentage of Population Active Cases
Ash Flat 38 3.46 N/A
Batesville 203 1.87 122
Blytheville 287 2.13 99
Bono 48 1.93 10
Brookland 42 1.14 N/A
Cherokee Village 17 0.36 N/A
Colt 21 6.38 N/A
Corning 38 1.24 N/A
Earle 41 1.88 N/A
Greers Ferry 14 1.64 N/A
Harrisburg 22 0.95 N/A
Heber Springs 57 0.82 N/A
Hoxie 20 0.77 N/A
Imboden 13 2.09 N/A
Jonesboro 835 1.07 189
Lafe 12 2.60 N/A
Lake City 16 0.60 N/A
Lepanto 14 0.77 N/A
Manila 15 0.45 N/A
Marked Tree 20 0.83 N/A
Marmaduke 14 0.83 N/A
Mountain Home 37 0.29 N/A
Mountain View 32 1.12 N/A
Newport 36 0.48 N/A
Osceola 181 2.73 27
Paragould 206 0.71 57
Piggott 25 0.71 N/A
Pocahontas 107 1.61 34
Rector 36 2.08 10
Trumann 47 .067 19
Turrell 25 4.50 N/A
Tyronza 13 1.80 N/A
Walnut Ridge 97 1.92 18

Wilson
15 1.84 N/A
Wynne 115 1.48 28

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