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Posted on: July 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Governor Hutchinson 7/23/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/23/2020 COVID Press Conference 

>Solomon Graves- announced to be Secretary of Corrections.  

>Cases- increase 1,013 to 36,259 

>1,008 in community, 5 in correctional 

>28,864 total recovered to date 

>7,009 active – 146 nursing homes, 869 correctional facility cases, 5994 community cases. 

>Largest number of community cases to date 

>8% positivity rate 

>How positivity rates are determined- total number of tests on any given day and the number of positive results from that day. 

>133,054 tested in July 

>Up 6 to 480 hospitalizations 

>Up 6 to 386 deaths 

>Counties: Pulaski 113, Washington 76, Benton 73, Sebastian 65, Craighead 41, Crittenden 43, numerous other counties with 20-30 cases.  

>5,487 tests in 24 hours 

>841 active cases in Dpt. Of Corrections and additional ones in county jails.  

>Active cases in correctional facilitiesOuachita River Facility 577, Cummins 62, Tucker Reentry 20, Eastern Arkansas Regional Facility 14. Total active cases 869. Total deaths in correctional facilities= 21. Recovered in correctional- 3,765.  






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