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Posted on: April 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Governor Hutchinson 4/13/21 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 4/13/21 COVID Press Conference 
> Total cases: 332,446 
> 224 new cases since yesterday 
> 5,673 deaths, up 8 from yesterday 
> Down 8 hospitalizations to 148 
> Testing- 2,813 since yesterday 
> Top counties: Washington 55, Benton 34, Pulaski 36 
> 70% of doses available have been given out. 
> Johnson & Johnson vaccine- we respect the CDC decision to pause, will follow this in Arkansas.  
> Vaccination program will not be interrupted because of the J&J vaccine.  
> Governor Hutchinson said, “it is critically important” to get the vaccine. “No one should delay getting a vaccination because of the pause on one part” (of the J&J). “We have confidence in the J&J vaccine, but it is on pause for the treatment of adverse reactions.” 
> Anyone 16 and older can get the vaccine at this time. Call 1-800-985-6030 or check to find one near you. Or register for a vaccine in Washington or Benton County at 
>If you haven’t gotten the second dose it’s not too late.  

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