522 new active cases of COVID-19 with 5,063 Active Cases with 227 Total Deaths in Arkansas as of 1:30 pm Monday, June 22, 2020

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nathaniel Smith, Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, confirm 5,063 active cases (break out as 106 Nursing Homes, 642 in Prisons, 4,315 in Community), 10,793 recovered, for a total of 16,083 total Confirmed Cases.

At the time of this press conference, a total of 237 are Hospitalized, 61 ICU Patients, as of 1:30 pm as of June 22, 2020.

Counties with COVID-19 cases: broke out as total active (Counties Ranked by Active Cases), then by total positive, total negative, total recoveries and deaths in the Timeless 106.1 KFFB listening area (as of 6:00 pm on Monday, June 22, 2020):

Pulaski County Active Positive: 345, Total Positive: 1,531, Recovered: 1,134, Deaths: 52, Negatives: 25,723

Faulkner County Active Positive: 143, Total Positive: 290, Recovered: 144, Deaths: 3, Negatives: 7,455

Pope County Active Positive: 94, Total Positive: 333, Recovered: 237, Deaths: 2, Negatives: 4,125

White County Active Positive: 24, Total Positive: 76, Recovered: 51, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 2,769

Lonoke County Active Positive: 22, Total Positive: 89, Recovered: 67, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 2,979

Jackson County Active Positive: 13, Total Positive: 24, Recovered: 11, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 680

Conway County Active Positive: 10, Total Positive: 34, Recovered: 21, Deaths: 3, Negatives: 1,043

Independence County Active Positive: 5, Total Positive: 46, Recovered: 41, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 1,963

Sharp County Active Positive: 4, Total Positive: 51, Recovered: 43, Deaths: 4, Negatives: 793

Cleburne County Active Positive: 3, Total Positive: 77, Recovered: 70, Deaths: 4, Negatives: 1,491

Stone County Active Positive: 3, Total Positive: 13, Recovered: 10, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 676

Fulton County Active Positive: 2, Total Positive: 10, Recovered: 8, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 674

Baxter County Active Positive: 1, Total Positive: 15, Recovered: 14, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 1,501

Izard County Active Positive: 1, Total Positive: 20, Recovered: 18, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 567

Van Buren County Active Positive: 0, Total Positive: 30, Recovered: 28, Deaths: 2, Negatives: 831

Searcy County Active Positive: 0, Total Positive: 7, Recovered: 7, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 685

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Notes from past News Conferences

New website for unemployment ARunemployment.com (Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Email Alert System scan me code on the new website)

Schools will remain closed for the remainder of the School year, no in-school instruction, Sr’s will graduate, AMI will be continuing,  for 2019-2020 school year

Dr. Smith encouraging folks to be outside because of ultraviolet light decreases transmission for a wide variety of germs

If you are unemployed text the word, “unemployment” to 501-376-1111

ADH has activated a call center to answer questions from health care providers and the public about the novel coronavirus. During normal business hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm), urgent and non-urgent calls, please call 1-800-803-7847 or email ADH.CoronaVirus@arkansas.gov. After normal business hours and weekend calls, needing immediate response, please call 1-800-554-5738.

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 WEBSITE

Watch Today’s Monday, June 22, 2020 News Conference