Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/30/2020 Press Conference
-Yesterday we had 20,257 up 520 cases to 20,777 cases
-Down 10 to 290 hospitalization
-Up 5 deaths to 270
-520 new cases- Washington 152, Pulaski 118, Benton 33, Faulker 23, Yell 21. 18 in correctional facilities, 502 community cases.
-4,048 tests done
-5,976 mark for active cases- 120 nursing homes, 548 correctional facilities, 5,308 active community cases.
-Very small dip in hospitalizations
-Around 7% positivity rate
-17,1944 tests done in June
-Governor continues to emphasize wearing masks and socially distancing
-A second CDC team has joined in NWA research. They are studying transmission of COVID-19 in nursing homes.
-Large venue plans- plans are designed to make events as safe as possible. But a plan is only as good as its implementation. You must follow the instructions of the organizer.
-About ¼ of COVID-19 cases cannot be traced to a source or a specific exposure. This is found through the contact investigations.
-Contact sports still remain on pause. We will not move forward if cases go down.