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Posted on: April 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Governor Hutchinson 4/6/21 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 4/6/2021 COVID Press Conference 

Governor expressed the importance of getting the vaccination. 

Case report: 331,261 total cases, 163 in the last 24 hours 

1,602 active cases 

5,653 total deaths, 5 in the last 24 hours 

152 hospitalized 

Vaccinations: 1,881,900 doses received with 58,020 coming in in the last 24 hours 

Doses given: 1,276,675. We vaccinated 25,074 yesterday.  

357,280 individuals partially immunized, 477,857 fully immunized 

Top counties for cases: Washington 33, Pulaski 23, Benton 17 

Testing totals for the month: 16,400 PCR tests, 4,827 antigen tests 

Testing yesterday: 1,844 PCR, 1,275 antigen tests 

Vaccine distribution by race: 77.5% white Arkansans (represents 81.4% of the Arkansas population), 8% unknown, 10.3% black Arkansans (represents 15.3% of the Arkansas population), 2.8% other (represents 1.2% of the Arkansas population), 1.1% Asian Arkansans (represents 1.7% of the Arkansas population), .2% Pacific Islander Arkansans (represents .4% of the Arkansas population)The governor said we are working to bring the vaccine to minority communities. 

64.5% of the 65+ age group has been vaccinated. 

VACCINE CALL LINE: 1-800-985-6030 for vaccine locations/resources 

>BE SURE to get your second dose. If you have missed your window that’s OK. Call the vaccine hotline.  

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