County COVID-19 cases back up to five

POCAHONTAS – After the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Randolph County fell to two last week, it’s now back up to five.

The Arkansas Department of Health reported Wednesday morning that out of 1,398 total tests conducted, there were 29 total cumulative positive cases with five active, 24 recoveries, 1,369 negative, and no deaths. This compares to last week’s totals of 26 cumulative positive cases with two active and 1,196 negative tests conducted. The number of recoveries remained at 24 while there are still no deaths reported.

reported that out of 214,403 total tests conducted, there were 13,191 total cumulative positive cases with 4,338 active, 8,665 recoveries, 201,212 negative, and 188 deaths. Northwest Arkansas continues to have the most cases reported so far, with Washington County totaling a cumulative 1,977 cases and Benton County totaling 1,514.



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