Arkansas sets new daily record with nearly 2,000 new COVID-19 cases

Arkansas sets new daily record with nearly 2,000 new COVID-19 cases
The state of Arkansas saw a new record number of COVID-19 cases Wednesday as nearly 2,000 cases were reported by state health officials. (Source: WIS)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - The state of Arkansas saw a new record number of COVID-19 cases Wednesday as nearly 2,000 cases were reported by state health officials.

The Department of Health reported 1,962 cases. That brings the total number to 126,197.

The number of total deaths was also up 14 Wednesday to 2,126.

Arkansas had 1,962 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday, which is a one-day record in the number of total cases.
Arkansas had 1,962 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday, which is a one-day record in the number of total cases. (Source: Arkansas Department of Health)

The number of total active cases was also up 817 to a total of 13,691.

The counties with the most new confirmed and probable cases included:

  1. Pulaski-172
  2. Benton-144
  3. Garland-136
  4. Washington-121
  5. Sebastian-116

The state reports 110,365 confirmed and probable recoveries.

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