COVID-19 Update Confirm 3,294 active cases with 171 Total Deaths in Arkansas as of 1:30 pm Thursday, June 11, 2020

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nathaniel Smith, Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, confirm 3,294 active cases (break out as 140 Nursing Homes, 199 in Prisons, 2955 in Community), 7,351 recovered, for a total of 10,816 total Confirmed Cases.

At the time of this press conference, a total of 187 are Hospitalized, 45 ICU Patients, as of 1:30 pm as of June 11, 2020.

Notes from the News Conference

Total test given in the past 24 hours was 4,914.

Washington, Benton and Pulaski counties top counties for daily totals of new cases of COVID-19.

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 Wednesday, June 10, 2020):

Pulaski County Active Positive: 308, Total Positive: 1,188, Recovered: 839, Deaths: 41, Negatives: 17,532

Pope County Active Positive: 65, Total Positive: 222, Recovered: 155, Deaths: 2, Negatives: 3,184

Faulkner County Active Positive: 21, Total Positive: 124, Recovered: 100, Deaths: 3, Negatives: 3,700

Lonoke County Active Positive: 10, Total Positive: 64, Recovered: 54, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 2,377

Jackson County Active Positive: 9, Total Positive: 14, Recovered: 5, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 507

White County Active Positive: 7, Total Positive: 52, Recovered: 44, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 2,229

Sharp County Active Positive: 6, Total Positive: 50, Recovered: 41, Deaths: 3, Negatives: 605

Independence Active Positive: 4, Total Positive: 36, Recovered: 32, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 1,321

Baxter County Active Positive: 3, Total Positive: 14, Recovered: 11, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 960

Stone County Active Positive: 3, Total Positive: 11, Recovered: 8, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 532

Van Buren County Active Positive: 2, Total Positive: 30, Recovered: 26, Deaths: 2, Negatives: 695

Conway County Active Positive: 2, Total Positive: 16, Recovered: 13, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 712

Izard County Active Positive: 0, Total Positive: 17, Recovered: 16, Deaths: 1, Negatives: 425

Cleburne County Active Positive: 1, Total Positive: 74, Recovered: 69, Deaths: 4, Negatives: 1,017

Fulton County Active Positive: 1, Total Positive: 8, Recovered: 7, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 500

Searcy County Active Positive: 0, Total Positive: 7, Recovered: 7, Deaths: 0, Negatives: 592

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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 Thursday, June 11, 2020 News Conference