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Posted on: July 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Governor Hutchinson 7/21/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/21/2020 Press Conference 

>Cases in 24 hours- up 728 cases- 122 in correctional facilities, 606 community cases 

>17 additional hospitalizations to 488 

>Up 11 to 374 deaths 

>728- 7 counties with more than 20Pulaski 110, Washington 62, Crawford 46, Benton 45, Sebastian 30, Jefferson 29, Saline 24. Remainder of the counties had less than 20 cases.  

>5,760 tests in last 24 hours 

>119,769 tests done to date in July= 4% of population 

>NBC news clips- asking pediatric infectious disease doctors if they would send their kids to school. Asked 5 doctors- all said yes.  

>Recovered= 27,283 

>Active= 6,998- 138 nursing homes, 5,939 communities, 921 correctional facilities 

>Cumulative positivity 7.9% 

>Secretary Key- Department of Education: many schools have school options. Virtual and on-sight. All will start by August 26.  






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