After announcing its lowest number of new coronavirus cases in over a month on Tuesday, Arkansas saw nearly double the number of daily cases Wednesday, bringing the total to over 51,000.
The state added 703 new cases Wednesday. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Arkansas is now 51,114. Of those cases 6,725 are considered active, with 741 of total active cases in correctional facilities and 69 of them in nursing homes.
Pulaski County had the highest number of new cases with 78. Logan County added 47 new cases, while Sebastian County had 43.