Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/22/2020 Press Conference
-Yesterday 15,561 up 522 cases to 16,083
-5,063 active cases
-Of the 5,063 active cases= 106 nursing home residents, 642 in correctional facilities, 4,315 active community cases.
-Down 7 hospitalizations to 237
-Up 2 deaths to 227
-10,793 that have recovered
-7,049 tests done in the last 24 hours
-Percent of positive tests- some days very close to 10%, some days under.
-Total hospital bed capacity= 8,917. We have 71% occupied with 2552 beds currently available.
-Total ICU bed capacity= 970. Currently there are 222 available.
-There are surge plans to increase beds if needed. The most difficult thing to address is ventilators. Almost 2/3 capacity of ventilators.
-188 have tested positive at the Benton County Jail.
-Active cases- 2% reported going to restaurants in the last 14 days, 0.4% barbershop, 2% church, 0.2% gym, 0.4% hotel or motel.
-There is room in NWA hospitals, but it is tight.
-More people who wear the mask will reduce the chance of submission.