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Montgomery County sees slight dip in active case numbers

DEWAYNE HOLLOWAY/ dewayne@mcnews.online

Arkansas is on the cusp of 3,000 reported deaths related to COVID-19 Monday as active cases climb beyond 20,000 in the state. Montgomery County continues to see active case numbers over 50 in spite of a drop in active cases in the past seven days.

Arkansas was reporting 2,990 virus related deaths on the Arkansas Department of Health website Monday evening. There were 2,656 deaths from confirmed cases and 334 from probable cases.79.9 percent of all deaths in Arkansas were age 65 or older.

There were 20,691 active cases Monday with 16,414 listed as confirmed cases and 4,277 as possible cases. There were 187,057 cumulative cases with 160,356 confirmed and 26,701 probable.

Montgomery County’s active case count had dropped to 60 by Monday with numbers fluctuating between 60 and 70 for the past seven days. There have been 399 cumulative positive test results with 46 new cases this past week. There were 343 confirmed cases and 56 probable.

Among the 60 active cases 40 are confirmed cases and 20 are probable. There have been 327 recoveries (293 confirmed, 34 probable) and 12 deaths (10 confirmed, 2 probable).

Active case counts jumped nearly 100 cases in Garland County to 497 Monday (407 confirmed, 90 probable). They are reporting 4,615 cumulative cases (4,147 confirmed, 468 probable); 3,986 recoveries (3,621 confirmed, 365 probable); and 130 deaths (117 confirmed, 13 probable).

Yell County is reporting 236 active cases (204 confirmed, 32 probable) and 1,954 cumulative cases (1,828 confirmed, 126 probable). They have 1,682 recoveries (1,591 confirmed, 91 probable) and 36 deaths (33 confirmed, 3 probable).

Clark County reported 177 active cases (143 confirmed, 34 probable) and 1,077 cumulative (918 confirmed, 159 probable). They have reported 884 recoveries (762 confirmed, 122 probable) and 16 deaths (13 confirmed, 3 probable).

Hot Spring County has 166 active cases (143 confirmed, 23 probable) and 3,172 cumulative cases (3,019 confirmed, 153 probable. They have 2,958 recoveries (2,831 confirmed, 127 probable) and 48 deaths (45 confirmed, 3 probable).

Polk County is reporting 126 active cases (113 confirmed, 13 probable) and 1,026 cumulative (940 confirmed, 86 probable). They have 880 recoveries (807 confirmed, 73 probable) and 19 deaths among confirmed cases.

Howard County has 82 active cases (45 confirmed, 37 probable) and 942 cumulative cases (721 confirmed, 221 probable). They have 844 recoveries (660 confirmed, 184 probable) and 16 deaths among confirmed cases.

Pike County is reporting 72 active cases (60 confirmed, 12 probable) and 498 cumulative cases (442 confirmed, 56 probable). They have 421 recoveries (378 confirmed, 43 probable) and five deaths (4 confirmed, 1 probable).

Scott County was reporting 61 active cases (53 confirmed, 8 probable) and 470 cumulative (380 confirmed, 90 probable). They have 405 recoveries (323 confirmed, 82 probable) and four deaths from among confirmed cases.

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