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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 6/4/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/4/2020 Press Conference 

-Yesterday 8,067, additional 358 to 8,425 cases (only 2 from correctional facilities) 

-Deaths increased by 9 to 151 

-Hospitalizations down to 137 

-Predominance in NWA with Washington County 111, Benton County 92 new cases 

-4350 tests- 5.2% positivity rate 

-2,355 active cases- 2217 active cases in the community 

-5,919 have recovered 

-234 new cases in the Northwest Region, which is 65.4% of total new cases 

-Huge spike in cases in NWA 

-White House gating criteria for reopening: State and local officials may need to tailor the application of these criteria to local circumstance 

-Phase Two: For states and regions with no evidence of a rebound and that satisfy the gating criteria a second time 

-Of new cases, approximately 50% of new cases have Spanish last names 

-12,199 tests so far this month. On track for June goal.  



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