595 new active cases of COVID-19 with 5,221 Active Cases with 237 Total Deaths in Arkansas as of 1:30 pm Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nathaniel Smith, Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, confirm 5,221 active cases (break out as 103 Nursing Homes, 779 in Prisons, 4,339 in Community), 11,220 recovered, for a total of 16,678 total Confirmed Cases.

At the time of this press conference, a total of 248 are Hospitalized, 57 ICU Patients, as of 1:30 pm as of June 23, 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 Tuesday, June 23, 2020):

Pulaski County Active Positive: 344, Total Positive: 1,556, Recovered: 1,159, Deaths: 53, Negatives: 26,344

Faulkner County Active Positive: 152, Total Positive: 305, Recovered: 150, Deaths: 3, Negatives: 7,619

Pope County Active Positive: 98, Total Positive: 349, Recovered: 249, Deaths: 2, Negatives: 4,338

White County Active Positive: 22, Total Positive: 76, Recovered: 53, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 2,820

Lonoke County Active Positive: 21, Total Positive: 91, Recovered: 70, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 3,059

Conway County Active Positive: 13, Total Positive: 36, Recovered: 20, Deaths: 3, Negatives: 1,083

Jackson County Active Positive: 9, Total Positive: 24, Recovered: 15, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 691

Independence County Active Positive: 4, Total Positive: 46, Recovered: 42, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 2,193

Sharp County Active Positive: 4, Total Positive: 51, Recovered: 43, Deaths: 4, Negatives: 817

Cleburne County Active Positive: 3, Total Positive: 77, Recovered: 70, Deaths: 4, Negatives: 1,513

Stone County Active Positive: 3, Total Positive: 13, Recovered: 10, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 692

Fulton County Active Positive: 2, Total Positive: 10, Recovered: 8, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 683

Baxter County Active Positive: 1, Total Positive: 15, Recovered: 14, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 1,520

Izard County Active Positive: 1, Total Positive: 20, Recovered: 18, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 583

Van Buren County Active Positive: 0, Total Positive: 30, Recovered: 28, Deaths: 2, Negatives: 838

Searcy County Active Positive: 0, Total Positive: 7, Recovered: 7, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 693

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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 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 News Conference