COVID-19 infection information for seven South Arkansas counties and three North Louisiana parishes from respective state health departments. The following figures for COVID-19 virus cases are current through 6 p.m. Monday.

The figures for Columbia County and six nearby Arkansas counties include the number of tests per 1,000 individuals, the PCR percent positive rate, and the antigen percent positive rate. PCR test results usually take a day or more to be reported to individuals. Antigen test results are instant and percentage of positive rates are much higher. This is because people referred for antigen tests through local health units have already shown signs of infection.

(+) or (-) means changes in numbers since last report.

These figures reflect changes since our last report at 6 p.m. Sunday. Confirmed and probable cases in each category are combined into one number.

Numbers may go up or down as individual cases are shifted between counties/parishes in light of new information. Typographical errors on this chart are corrected in the following day’s list.

SOUTH ARKANSAS COUNTY REPORT

                      Confirmed/      Confirmed/      No                       Total               PRC/Antigen

                      Probable         Probable          Longer                  Number         Tests Per 1,000/

                      Cases                  Active              Ill                         Dead        Percentages

Columbia         1,707+5             107-12             1,555+12             45                 700.1 P8.5/ A19.7

Columbia cumulative tests: 1,099+5 PCR/760+3 antigen positives. 11,766+96 PCR/3,102+20 antigen negatives

Hempstead      1,377+3              116-11            1,249+14             11                 600.3 P8.9/ A31.3

Hempstead cumulative tests: 1,071+1 PCR/345+3 antigen positives. 11,039+34 PCR/756+10 antigen negatives

Lafayette         373+3                 23-1                343+2                 6+1               423.0/ P10.6/ A32.2

Lafayette cumulative tests: 274+2 PCR/125+3 antigen positives. 2,268+6 PCR/251 antigen negatives

Miller               2,999+18            199-11             2,776+29            25                 420.7/ P14.1/ A29.6

Miller cumulative tests: 2,158+7 PCR/934+12 antigen positives. 13,094+20 PCR/2,224 antigen negatives

Nevada            627+1                 31-2                 574+3                22                 1,178.4/ P5.7/ A18.6

Nevada cumulative tests: 537+1 PCR/102 antigen positives. 8,860+45 PCR/447-1 antigen negatives

Ouachita          1,613+11             210-4               1,367+15           35                 624.0/ P10.0/ A25.6

Ouachita cumulative tests: 1,403+11 PCR/270 antigen positive. 12,587+94 PCR/783+7 antigen negatives

Union               2,793+8               294-8              2,422+21            77+1             583.7/ P11.5/ A18.2

Union cumulative tests: 2,182+9 PCR/754+1 antigen positives. 16,872+151 PCR/3,382+29 antigen negatives

NORTH LOUISIANA PARISH REPORT

Louisiana does not update information on Saturdays. The figures below are from Friday.

                   Confirmed      Confirmed        PCR                         Antigen

Parish           Cases                 Deaths            Tests                        Tests

Claiborne      1,209-5              40                  14,406+1                  2,036+1

Union           2,029+8             68                   24,260+67               1,287-1

Webster        3,232+10           71                   39,486+69               2,724+49

SOUTH ARKANSAS NURSING HOMES

This list includes homes with new or added cases in the past 14 days. This list shows most current posted information on number of resident and worker/staff active cases. The state updates this information on weekdays. (+) or (-) means changes in numbers since last report. Posted information may lag behind actual current numbers.

Silver Oaks, Camden – 37+22 residents. 4-11 workers/staff.

Advanced Health and Rehab, El Dorado – 9+7 residents. 7+2 workers/staff.

Timberlane Health, El Dorado – 8+8 residents. 6+5 workers/staff.

Arkansas Nursing & Rehab, TexARKana – 8-15 residents. 4-29 workers/staff.

Hillcrest Care and Rehab, Prescott – 3-21 residents. 7-19 workers/staff.

Hudson Memorial, El Dorado – 3+1 residents. 7-1 workers/staff.

Courtyard Rehab, El Dorado – 3+3 residents. 6 workers/staff.

Heather Manor, Hope – 0 resident. 8+2 workers/staff.

Southern Pines, Prescott – 4+1 residents. 0-6 workers/staff.

Bailey Creek Health, TexARKana – 0 residents. 1+1 workers/staff.

Oak Ridge Health, El Dorado – 0 residents. 1+1 workers/staff.

Springs of Magnolia – 0-1 resident. 1-3 workers/staff.

Dropped from list:

Somerset Senior Living, Camden

NORTH LOUISIANA NURSING HOMES

This list shows most current posted information on number of resident and worker/staff active cases. The state updates this information on weekdays. (+) or (-) means changes in numbers since last report. Posted information may lag behind actual current numbers.

Meadowview, Webster – 13 residents. 12 workers/staff.

Bernice Nursing, Union – 19 residents. 2 worker/staff.

Town & Country, Webster – 17 residents. 1 workers/staff.

Farmerville Nursing – 11 residents, 2 workers/staff.

Presbyterian, Homer – 8 residents. 4-workers/staff.

Arbor Lake, Union – 11 residents. 1 workers/staff.

Claiborne Rehab – 5 residents, 2 workers/staff.

Heritage, Claiborne – 4 residents. 0 workers/staff.

Carrington, Springhill -- 0 residents. 1 worker/staff.

MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Magnolia School District on Monday reported 16 active COVID-19 cases. Active cases per campus. (+) or (-) means changes in numbers since last report:

Magnolia High – 2 staff. 5-1 students.

Freshman Academy -- 0 staff. 0 students.

Magnolia Middle – 2 staff. 3-3 students.

Central – 0 staff. 1 student.

East Side – 1+1 staff. 1 student.

Kindergarten – 1+1 staff. 0 students.

Walker -- 0 staff. 0 students.

District-wide – 0 staff.

Total – 6+2 staff. 10-4 students.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY

The fall semester at SAU ended Friday, November 20. This report will resume in January.

ARKANSAS SCHOOLS COVID-19 CASES

The Arkansas Department of Health reports known COVID-19 cases numbers in Arkansas primary and secondary schools, and institutions of higher learning, where there are at least five or more active cases. Figures are released on Mondays and Thursdays.

On Monday, the state reported 2,974 active cases in 152 public school districts, led by Springdale, 182; Little Rock, 137; Rogers, 133; Bentonville, 129; Fort Smith, 91; Conway, 86; Fayetteville, 83; Cabot, 80.

COVID-19 active case numbers in South Arkansas districts:

Lake Hamilton, 39

Monticello, 21

Warren, 19

Camden Fairview, 18

Magnolia, 17 (see updated information above)

Crossett, 16

El Dorado, 14

Hot Springs, 14

Hot Springs Lakeside, 14

De queen, 13

Emerson, 11

Hope, 11

Arkadelphia, 10

Dumas, 9

Hamburg, 9

Star City, 9

Harmony Grove, 8

Smackover, 8

Jessieville, 6

Malvern, 6

Nashville, 6

Ashdown, 5

Cleveland County, 5

Fouke, 5

Genoa Central, 5

McGehee, 5

ARKANSAS/LOUISIANA STATEWIDE FIGURES

Refer to the chart above for statewide COVID-19 totals and changes since yesterday. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals does not update reports on Saturdays.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Arkansas Department of Health call center, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 1-800-803-7847. Email ADH.CoronaVirus@arkansas.gov

After normal business hours and weekends call 1-800-554-5738.

After normal business hours and weekends call 1-800-554-5738.

CLICK HERE to see the Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 website.

arkansascovid.com is operated as a community service by the University of Arkansas School of Journalism and Strategic Media, in part as a classroom to explore new means for information presentation 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.

 

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