While active COVID-19 cases declined, Wednesday’s Arkansas Department of Health report shows another 65 Arkansans died from the virus in the previous 24 hours.
The report showed 2,467 new confirmed and probable cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 262,020. Active confirmed and probable cases fell by 607 to 25,395, and deaths rose by 65 to 4,186.
Hospitalizations rose by 8 to 1,362. Monday’s number of 1,371 hospitalizations was a record. The ADH also reported 51 available ICU beds as of 2 p.m. Wednesday, down from 52 on Tuesday.