Arkansas saw the single highest day of new cases since the beginning of the pandemic with 878 new cases bringingthe total number of cases to 22,075; 6,098 being active cases.
Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Pres Conference July 2, 2020
-State law provides absentee voting if they will be unavoidably or be unable to attend a polling site on election day – this can apply to COVID-19.
-Both the chairman of the Democratic party and Republican party spoke to this point.
-Yesterday had 21,197 cases, up 878 cases to 22,075 cases
-Down 3 to 272 hospitalizations
-Up 2 deaths to 279.
-Top counties: Hot Spring 151, Washington 117, Pulaski 98, Benton 75, Sebastian 55, Faulkner 35, Crawford 23
-Tested 7,089 in last 24 hours
-Highest day of new cases
-878 new cases- at least 150 are correctional, 728 community cases
-6,098 are active cases
-15,698 recovered- 535 more than yesterday