LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — On Saturday, Arkansas reported 302 new positive COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Key facts to know:
- Total cases: 533,658 (+302)
- Active cases: 7,165 (-389)
- Total deaths: 8,752 (+13)
- Hospitalized: 452 (+20)
- On ventilators: 79 (-4)
- Fully vaccinated: 1,457,638 (+779)
There were also 13 more deaths reported. Over 1.45 million people have been fully vaccinated in the state. A total of 8,752 Arkansans have died due to the virus.
"In today’s report, hospitalizations reached the highest level since October 19th," Gov. Hutchinson tweeted. "While this number is concerning, we can work to prevent it from increasing. Almost 88% of COVID hospitalizations are unvaccinated, and this serves as a motivator to get vaccinated."