Arkansas

Cases

New AR Cases

September 18
+871
Trend
Rising

New AR Deaths

September 18
+7
Trend
Rising

Total AR Cases

Confirmed cases
74,082
Deaths
1,173

Tests in AR

Positive-Test Rate
7.3%

County Trends

Rising
50
Falling
7
Flat
18

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Lincoln 1,886 82 15
Washington 8,697 79 106
Jefferson 2,781 72 61
Pulaski 8,473 65 135
Benton 6,086 56 79
Crawford 1,204 34 15
Sebastian 3,378 33 56
Craighead 2,523 33 20
Faulkner 2,167 29 17
St. Francis 1,443 29 4
Lonoke 1,001 20 9
Garland 1,714 18 48
Baxter 257 14 1
Saline 1,913 12 20
White 692 12 19
Boone 596 12 8
Independence 986 10 13
Crittenden 1,856 8 45
Hot Spring 1,832 8 25
Cross 395 8 7
Greene 764 7 7
Clark 301 7 4
Nevada 195 7 13
Pope 1,988 6 29
Miller 761 6 11
Columbia 365 6 18
Lawrence 346 6 11
Ouachita 238 6 6
Sharp 184 6 6
Carroll 599 5 9
Hempstead 353 5 4
Stone 301 5 7
Jackson 279 5 1
Newton 200 5 18
Mississippi 1,564 4 50
Randolph 374 4 22
Little River 341 4 24
Arkansas 338 4 4
Madison 328 4 2
Desha 275 4 5
Conway 242 4 3
Dallas 156 4 2
Yell 1,222 3 29
Union 836 3 31
Ashley 417 3 8
Bradley 332 3 7
Clay 254 3 7
Van Buren 167 3 2
Izard 144 3 0
Poinsett 595 2 9
Howard 452 2 8
Cleburne 304 2 7
Grant 243 2 2
Marion 73 2 0
Lee 1,042 1 18
Johnson 814 1 5
Phillips 445 1 11
Logan 386 1 1
Lafayette 86 1 2
Perry 80 1 0
Woodruff 40 1 0
Sevier 1,188 0 16
Chicot 991 0 17
Drew 346 0 6
Polk 252 0 4
Pike 215 0 3
Cleveland 178 0 10
Searcy 138 0 0
Montgomery 136 0 4
Prairie 134 0 1
Fulton 113 0 3
Monroe 110 0 0
Scott 94 0 1
Calhoun 32 0 0
Franklin 230 -1 2

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Arkansas
STATUS: HALTED
Cases
74,082 confirmed cases, with 871 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate; Masks are required for staff in dine-in restaurants and bars and in barber shops, tattoo parlors, and cosmetology establishments
Closures
Most sectors have reopened
Fact
CDC recommends using ABHR with 60-95% alcohol in healthcare settings. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
7/20/2020
Statewide mask mandate begins Monday in Arkansas
KY3
7/7/2020
NY, NJ quarantine advisory expands to 19 states, including Delaware, Oklahoma and Kansas
6/26/2020
Arkansas governor says no further reopening as virus cases surge

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.