EDITOR’S NOTE: The Arkadelphian began compiling the following data on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.
Of the 93,311 active Covid-19 cases in The Natural State, there were 601 active cases in Clark County on Monday, according to information from the Arkansas Department of Health.
The local figure is up from the 447 active cases reported last week. The state’s totals have more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Since figures have been tallied, there have been a total of 4,434 cases reported in Clark County, with 66 Covid-related deaths. There have been a total of 9,437 deaths in Arkansas, according to ADH; that number has increased by more than 100 deaths since last week.
In neighboring counties, Hot Spring reported 893 actives cases (up from 522 last week), Dallas reported 225 (up from 124 last week), Pike reported 276 (up from 128 last week) and Nevada 234 (up from 158 last week). Garland County is reporting 1,799 (up from 913 last week), and Ouachita County is reporting 566 cases (up from last week’s 404).