March 16, 2020 2:35 PM
4th Renewal of Declaration of State of Local Disaster Emergency
WHEREAS, on the 16th day of March 2020, the City Administrator of the City of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, found that certain conditions had caused, or imminently threatened to cause,...
March 2, 2021 2:22 PM
Governor Hutchinson 3/2/2021 COVID Press Conference
>Total vaccines received 1,066980 vaccines with 652,702 vaccines given.
>Currently in phase 1B of vaccine administration.
>Expanding Phase 1B group- effective immediately to include food manufacturing workers. Estimated 49,000 Arkansans including meat procession and grand and oilseed milling.
>Working to increase availability of vaccines to rural areas. ADH will create a vaccine clinic in each health region. Reservations available in future weeks.
>Proportion of Arkansans residents ages 70+ 50% have gotten 1 dose, 24.7% have gotten two doses. This shows some resistance from residents in getting their vaccines.
>Total cases 322,949, an increase of 440 from yesterday.
>Active cases 4,254, an increase of 12 from yesterday
>Deaths, 5,254, and increase of 4 from yesterday.
>Testing: PCR tests this month= 3,121; antigen tests= 1,873.
>Top counties: Pulaski 50, Benton 49, Washington 32, Lonoke 29, Jefferson 17.