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Arkansas sets new COVID-19 record

Arkansas sets new COVID-19 record

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) — The state of Arkansas reported nearly 13,000 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a new all-time high.

The Ministry of Health also reported nearly 80,000 active cases.

Governor Asa Hutchinson said on social media that Arkansas had a total of 653,789 cases as of 4:40 PM on Thursday.

The state also reported more than 8,200 new active cases. The death toll rose by 18 to 9,390.

On Thursday, 1,251 people were hospitalized due to COVID, an increase of 66 since Wednesday; three more people on ventilators, bringing the total to 170.

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