Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary Smith Confirm 62 New Cases of COVID-19 for a Total of 280 Confirmed Cases in Arkansas as of 1:30 pm as of March 25, 2020

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary Smith Confirm 62 New Cases of COVID-19 for a Total of 280 Confirmed Cases in Arkansas as of 1:30 pm as of March 25, 2020. At the time of this press Conference the total was 280, it breaks out as 13 children under the age of 18, 94 at the age over 65, and 173 adults from the age 19-64 (60% are women, 40% are men) and 12 Hospitalized, 4 ICU Patients and 41 are in nursing homes. 11 people have recovered. Two (3) Deaths reported with COVID-19 two of them from Cleburne County.

Other notes form Governor Asa Hutchinson:

A Special assembly to begin on March 26, 2020

 

Other points from the past news conferences:

24 pallets of PPE came from Strategic National stockpile

Department of Health has asked All Salons, Tatoo shops, Massage Services to cease operations until further notice as of 3-24-2020.

Individual Taxpayers in Arkansas have until July 15th to pay taxes the same as Federal Government.

Corporate Taxpayers Deadline remands the same as previous years.

Top Counties 4 Counties confirmed COVID-19 cases:

Pulaski County 78

Cleburne County 40

Faulkner County 23

Van Buren 8

Counties with one or more COVID-19 cases in the Timeless 106.1 KFFB listening area:

Conway County
Independence County
Pope County
Stone County
Searcy County
White County
Woodruff County

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 WEBSITE