Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference
-On Sunday had 4,759 total cases, added 54 cases to a total of 4,813
-1068 active cases- 378 in correctional institutions, 99 in nursing homes 591 in community.
-3,645 recovered, increase of 55 since yesterday.
-2,329 tests in the last 24 hours, 2.8% positivity
-Increase of 12 for hospitalization to 77.
-Deaths increased by 2 to 100
-54 new cases since yesterday, 53 from community
-Had 4,578 cases Saturday, added 181 cases Sunday. 131 in correctional facilities, 50 in the community
-550 tests in Forrest City done Saturday. Most extensive testing done in any community since pandemic began. Have not received all results, did get 290 results- 24 were positive.
-Bars that are associated and in restaurant facilities can be open effective May 19.
-Free standing bars- still giving a little more time for proper safety precautions- will be able to open Tuesday, May 26.