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Posted on: September 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/9/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID 9/9/2020 Press Conference 

>Expanded capacity and partnerships in testing. ADH partnering with Baptist health= will increase testing capacity 20%.  

>Up 385 new cases to 66,406 total cumulative cases. Total of 499 new cases (114 of those new cases are through antigen testing) 

>Up 2 to 411 hospitalizations 

>Up 11 deaths to 928 

>Tested 5,208 in last 24 hours (699 antigen tests) 114 positive cases of the antigen tests 

>15.4% positivity rate with antigen tests 

>We’re ranked in the middle of southern states for cases per 100,000. Top is Louisiana and lowest is Kentucky.  

>59,920 recovered, added 660 new recoveries 

>Top counties: Washington 42, Craighead 21, Pulaski 31, Benton 24, Jefferson 23 

>New mandates for restaurants have been placed on the ADH website 

>Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force has a new report on  

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