Governor’s press conference today, SATURDAY APRIL 25th, 2020:
🔘 2,830 total cases. Up 89 from yesterday. 47 of those are from Cummins. 42 are from general population.
🔘 On April 8th, IHME (Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at University of Washington) predicted that we would have our highest peak of hospitalizations today at over 2,000. We currently have 104 hospitalized.
🔘 AR Surge Campaign: Don’t Wait, Get Tested. You will still need to call ahead of time and report your symptoms.
DR NATE SMITH, SEC OF ADH:
📍Out of 2,830 total cases:
1,813 are active
970 have recovered
104 currently hospitalized
22 currently on ventilators
3 new deaths (49 total)
No new counties
194 have been nursing home
109 have been nursing home staff
37 active nursing home
826 inmate positives
Wrapped up testing inmates
Still testing staff
📍1,003 test reports yesterday
190 tests by ADH lab
172 tests by UAMS
641 tests by commercial labs
SEC JOHNNY KEY, EDUCATION:
📍Traditional high school graduations
are restricted until July 1st.
📍While we encourage school districts
to wait until July 1 for graduation
ceremonies, if a district cannot wait,
we are offering a non-traditional
📍Will be sending info to
superintendents this week on how to
submit a non traditional proposal.
NO PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW