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COVID-19 infection information for 20 South Arkansas and seven Northeast Texas counties, and eight North Louisiana parishes, from respective state health departments. The following figures for COVID-19 virus cases are current through 6 p.m. Friday.

Arkansas figures are from the Arkansas Department of Health website. ADH has a call center to answer questions from health care providers and the public about the novel coronavirus. From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., call 1-800-803-7847 or email ADH.CoronaVirus@arkansas.gov. After normal business hours and weekend calls, call 1-800-554-5738. magnoliareporter.com encourages the public to get COVID-19 information from long-established and reliable sources of information, and not from social media sites or posts of people who lack medical expertise. CLICK HERE to see the Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 webpage for more information.

arkansascovid.com is an independent website that tracks the virus in Arkansas with easy-to-understand charts, graphs and text articles. CLICK HERE to see it.

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement tracks COVID-19 cases at the city level. CLICK HERE to see the website.

South Arkansas Reports by County

Numbers may go up or down as individual cases are shifted between counties in light of new information. This list may vary from State of Arkansas’ daily update. Typographical errors on this chart are corrected in the following day’s list.

(+) or (-) equals change since last report for Columbia and six nearest surrounding Arkansas counties.

These figures reflect changes since our last report at 6 p.m. Thursday.

                        Positive     Active     Recovered     Known         Negative

                        Cases         Cases      Victims          Deaths        Tests

Columbia           184+4       29-5        149+11         6                2,286+34  

Hempstead        200+1        50+1       148+7          2                2,624+71

Lafayette           48               7-1          39+1           2               519+9

Miller                 451+9         68+3       379+6         4               3,765+134

Nevada              129+1         7             113+1         9               1,502+14

Ouachita            75+1          20            54+1           1               2,720+42

Union                 428+32      78+26      334+6         16             4,038+58

Raw totals only for other South Arkansas counties below with changes since last report not shown. Consult Arkansas Department of Health website for more information:

Ashley               230             80             146            4               2,456

Bradley             138              30             105           3               1,748

Calhoun            12                3               9               0               487

Chicot               506             240            260            6              2,464

Clark                 152             33             119            0              2,535

Cleveland          63                13            49              1               1,068

Dallas                56               18             38             0               760

Desha                142             27             113           2               1,580

Drew                 155             36             117            2               2,667

Howard              291             73             216            2               2,352

Lincoln               1,165          40             1,114        11              2,481

Little River         149             75             73              1               1,173

Sevier               929             44              875           10              4,384

Arkansas Statewide Figures with + or – changes from last report.

Total COVID-19 cases – 41,759+752

Current active cases – 6,580+65

Recoveries – 34,737+676

Deaths – 453+11

Currently hospitalized – 504+3

Number on ventilators – 101-1

Total negative cases – 460,958+5,559

Total tests reported – 502,717+6,311. Arkansas’ current total population is about 3,030,000.

Louisiana state figures from state Department of Health and Hospitals.

Northwest Louisiana Reports by Parish

                        Positive     Known

                        Cases         Deaths

Caddo               6,144         277

Bossier              2,054        67

Webster             811           13

Claiborne           216           11

Bienville             348           30

Union                 596           32

Lincoln               695            23

Ouachita            4,372         105

Total cases – 116,280

Presumed recoveries – 74,246

Deaths – 3,835

Hospitalizations – 1,546

Number on ventilators – 222

Texas state figures from Department of State Health Services.

SHS posted a notice on Friday to tell the public that new figures will not be posted on Saturday due to a computer system upgrade.

Northeast Texas Reports by County

                        Positive     Known

                        Cases        Deaths

Bowie                693          28

Cass                  149           6

Marion               123           7

Harrison              609         22

Red River            134          11

Titus                   1,156      14

Morris                  91          1

Total cases – 420,946

Active cases – 141,186

Deaths – 6,569

Recoveries – 273,191

National figures from Johns Hopkins University:

Total cases – 4,556,232

Recoveries – 1,438,160

U.S. deaths – 153,268

Global cases – 17,1497,354

Global deaths – 677,279

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