Governor Hutchinson Provides Thursday, Feb. 11 COVID-19 Update

Friday, February 12, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson provided Thursday, Feb. 11 update on Arkansas's COVID-19 response.

In its Thursday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 1,103 new cases; 13,518 active cases; 712 hospitalized, which is down 23 from Wednesday; 117 on ventilators, which is down 21 from Wednesday; deaths added today, 25, for a total of 5,199; a total of 311, 043 cases; 233,057 recoveries; PCR tests, 11,617; antigen tests, 1,470.

The Health Department reported that the top counties for new cases are Pulaski, 178; Benton, 90; Washington, 60; Saline, 57; and Sebastian, 52

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement on today’s COVID-19 numbers:

"For the second day in a row, we see a decrease of over 50% in new cases from last week. Vaccine administration has progressed throughout the state, with an increase of over 94,000 since last week. We must continue doing our part in this fight."