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Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Ark. Economic Recovery Task Force presents recommendations to Gov. Hutchinson

Governor warns that a “Newer peak or a higher peak,” could be on the way

State officials report new COVID-19 cases in Paragould, Jonesboro

State sees largest single day increase in COVID-19 cases since reporting began

FULL BRIEFING: Arkansas daily COVID-19 update for 5/20

Over 1,000 active cases; Ark. to test every nursing home patient, staff starting June 1

Bars in restaurants can reopen Tues.; free-standing bars on May 26

Arkansas reaches nearly 4,800 cases of COVID-19, 98 deaths

REPLAY from 5/15: Gov. Hutchinson’s daily COVID-19 briefing

Sharp, Craighead Counties see increase in cases

ADH: 862 active COVID cases in Arkansas; St. Francis Co. has the most active cases

Gov. on COVID-19; Sequential days of increases “worrisome.” 849 active cases statewide

Ark. restaurants reopen Monday for dine-in customers

Gov. Hutchinson: Less than 1,000 active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas

Arkansas reaches 4,000 COVID-19 cases, 91 deaths statewide

Gov. Hutchinson: 2,174 people tested in one day; “Positivity rate is still low”

Dr. Nate Smith: Jonesboro seeing an increase in positive COVID-19 cases

Ark. governor extends COVID-19 emergency declaration

New guidance given for opening churches, large outdoor venues, and indoor venues

Gov. announces barber shops and hair salons can reopen May 6

Restrictions on gyms to be lifted on Monday, May 4

Gov: Restaurants can re-open “limited” dine-in eating in May

Hutchinson: State parks to reopen for in-state RV campers on Friday

No traditional graduations in Arkansas before July 1

Arkansas pushes for more testing with new campaign

Gov. Hutchinson: Elective procedures can resume next week in Arkansas; 44 deaths reported

Third arrest made in University Loop East shooting case, police say

Gov. Hutchinson signed an executive order Tuesday to create a working group on testing in Arkansas

FULL BRIEFING: 117 new COVID-19 cases at Arkansas state prison, bringing total to nearly 600