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Posted on: September 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Governor Hutchinson 9/4/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/4/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbJ818RO6MQ 

>Reminder that we need to be safe and precautious  

>Highest number of new cases to date 

>Up 1,094 new cases for a cumulative 64,175 total cases 

>Down 24 to 401 hospitalizations 

>Up 12 deaths to 873 

>11,254 tests in the last 24 hours 

>Washington Couty had 215 of the new cases. 82% were in the 18-24-year-old category 

>Craighead County 43% of the new cases in the 18-24 age range 

>Active cases in Arkansas= approximate 5,800 

>Northwest Arkansas cases are heading back up after taking a dip. This is most likely because of college students.  

>University of Arkansas is banning any on-campus AND off campus gatherings of more than 10. This will fall under the student code of conduct.  

>Number on a ventilator has also gone down 

>Top counties: Washington 215, Pulaski 87, Benton 56, Craighead, Jefferson 24, Sebastian 21 

>PLEASE CONTINUE to wear masks, social distance and wash hands often 

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