There were 410 new cases and 16 deaths reported at today’s COVID-19 daily update. Hospitalizations increased by 6 since yesterday.
Counties with more than 20 new cases include:
There were 4,675 tests conducted yesterday. There have been 101,999 tests conducted so far for the month of August.
This morning, the Arkansas Legislative Council PEER Subcommittee approved a motion to transfer $95 million of CARES Act funding to the Arkansas Rural Connect program. The program will be used for grant awards to deploy, complete, or improve broadband infrastructure across Arkansas.