Arkansas sees new record for hospitalizations at 1,074

FULL BRIEFING 12/1: Gov. Hutchinson and state officials COVID-19 update for Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - Gov. Asa Hutchinson and State Epidemiologist Dr. Jennifer Dillaha gave an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.

Gov. Hutchinson started by thanking those who followed health guidelines over the Thanksgiving holiday.

COVID-19 patients occupy 38 percent of ICU beds in Northeast Arkansas.

Gov. Hutchinson gives the latest COVID-19 number in the state.

Hospitalizations are up 11 at 1,074.

Greene County ranks fifth with 92 new cases.

The state is seeking approval to accelerate licensing for new teachers.

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