Governor Hutchinson 9/4/2020 COVID Press Conference
>Reminder that we need to be safe and precautious
>Highest number of new cases to date
>Up 1,094 new cases for a cumulative 64,175 total cases
>Down 24 to 401 hospitalizations
>Up 12 deaths to 873
>11,254 tests in the last 24 hours
>Washington Couty had 215 of the new cases. 82% were in the 18-24-year-old category
>Craighead County 43% of the new cases in the 18-24 age range
>Active cases in Arkansas= approximate 5,800
>Northwest Arkansas cases are heading back up after taking a dip. This is most likely because of college students.
>University of Arkansas is banning any on-campus AND off campus gatherings of more than 10. This will fall under the student code of conduct.
>Number on a ventilator has also gone down
>Top counties: Washington 215, Pulaski 87, Benton 56, Craighead, Jefferson 24, Sebastian 21
>PLEASE CONTINUE to wear masks, social distance and wash hands often