LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (KNWA / KFTA) – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced 192 new cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths from coronavirus in Arkansas on Thursday, May 13th.
There are 2,045 cases statewide considered active by the Arkansas Department of Health.
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A total of 176 people are hospitalized and 35 with fans.
The number of deaths statewide due to COVID-19 is now 5,783.
This month there were 2,812 PCR tests and 524 antigen tests.
Top counties that reported new cases:
- Pulaski – 42
- Benton – 20
- Washington– 16
Of the state’s 2,583,640 vaccine doses, 1,842,170 doses have been administered, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. 241,773 people have only received the first dose, while 829,921 people are fully vaccinated.
“Our cases and hospitalizations continue to remain at the levels we saw last week,” Hutchinson said on Twitter. “We still have work to do on the vaccination plan, but we had a great day with an increase of over 10,000 doses administered. I hope you do your part to protect your community.”
Our cases and hospitalizations continue at the levels we saw last week. We still have work to do in terms of vaccination, but we had a good day with an increase of over 10,000 doses administered. I hope you do your part to protect your community. pic.twitter.com/pqcjTwTZvL
– Governor Asa Hutchinson (@AsaHutchinson) May 13, 2021