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Montgomery County reports 1,000th COVID-19 infection

DEWAYNE HOLLOWAY/dewayne@mcnews.online

Montgomery County reported their 1,000th COVID-19 case this past week. As of Tuesday morning there have been 1,033 cumulative cases and 52 new cases in the past week in the county.

Montgomery County reported 70 active cases Tuesday morning. One day active case totals have been as high as 75 in the past seven days. There have been 929 recoveries and 34 COVID related deaths reported.

Statewide there have been 14,467 new cases. This is 444 more new cases than the previous week. There have been 464,732 cumulative cases, 21,675 active cases, 435,910 recoveries and 7,070 deaths in Arkansas.

Once again, the largest age demographic for infections is the 25-34 year old age group with 3,188 cases. The 12-18 age group has crept into the number two spot with 3,052, followed by the 35-44 age group with 2,919. Close behind is the 5-11 age group with 2,815.

Hospitalization numbers are better across the state with 1,220 positive admission reported compared to 1,257 a week ago. There are 504 patients in the ICU compared to 533 last week and 320 on a ventilator compared to 361 last week.

However, the Southwest Region, which includes Montgomery County, saw a rise in hospital numbers. There are 230 positive admissions compared to 206 last week. There are 98 patients in ICU compared to 83 last week. The number of patients on a ventilator is the same at 57.

Garland County has seen a drop in active cases with 549 reported compared to 594 last week. They have had 420 new cases, 14,836 cumulative cases, 13,946 recoveries and 339 virus related deaths.

Yell County is reporting 240 active cases and 165 new cases. They have had 4,240 cumulative cases, 3,926 recoveries and 73 deaths.

Hot Spring County is reporting 233 active cases and 163 new cases. They have reported 7,071 cumulative cases, 6,736 recoveries and 101 deaths.

Clark County is reporting 174 active cases and 129 new cases. They have reported 2,915 cumulative cases, 2,692 recoveries and 47 deaths.

Polk County is reporting 167 active cases and 118 new cases. They have had 2,635 cumulative cases, 2,377 recoveries and 90 deaths.

Scott County is reporting 142 active cases and 109 new cases. They have had 1,347 cumulative cases, 1,186 recoveries and 19 deaths.

Howard County is reporting 131 active cases and 86 new cases. They have had 2,179 cumulative cases, 2,020 recoveries and 28 deaths.

Pike County is reporting 119 active cases and 93 new cases. They have had 1,491 cumulative cases, 1,342 recoveries and 30 deaths.

 

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