69 new cases of COVID-19 in Craighead County

FULL BRIEFING 8/6: Ark. Department of Health COVID-19 update

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - Dr. Jose Romero, Secretary of Health, and Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, State Epidemiologist, updated the public Thursday on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.

In the state, Dr. Romero reports 735 new COVID-19 cases. This is down from 912 cases reported on Wednesday.

Of the top counties in Arkansas with new COVID-19 cases, Dr. Romero reports Craighead with 69, Poinsett 27, Crittenden and Mississippi both at 23 and Greene at 22.

Dr. Dillaha says flu vaccines will be also available with drive-in clinics, starting Sept. 21.

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