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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/24/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/24/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpvet_il-Fo 

>Up 990 new cases to 37,249 total cases 

>We must work together to change the curve. Social distancing and wearing masks are what makes a difference.  

>Second highest day of new cases to date 

>Up 17 to 497 hospitalizations 

>Up 8 to 394 deaths 

>Pulaski 144, Washington 82, Benton 55, Newton 55, Sebastian 38, Jefferson 37, Pope 37 (there are more that have more than 20) 

>8,015 tests done in last 24 hours 

>Cumulative positivity rate is 8% 

>Every ten years we do the Census in the county. This is one of those years. Our response rate is down during the pandemic. Please make sure every person responds. This is tied to funding for everything from schools to hospitals to streets.  

>You may respond via phone at 844-330-2020 and you can speak with a Census representative 

>Via website at www.2020census.com  

>Full contact sports has still not been released. That is the continued guidance.  

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