— ArkansasCovid (@ArkansasCovid) December 27, 2020
The updated Health Department website provides these numbers:
Total cases to date: 214,877.
Increase since yesterday: 908 (up from yesterday on an even lower number of tests, with a positivity rate still better than double the 5 percent danger zone used by the CDC.)
Active cases: 21,454
Decrease since yesterday: 835
Deaths to date: 3,482
Increase since yesterday: 41
Current hospitalizations: 1,093
Increase since yesterday: 34
UPDATE: Here’s the daily summary.
— Ark. Dept. of Health (@ADHPIO) December 27, 2020
And the governor’s mush:
Yesterday was a much lower number of new cases, partly because of lower testing. Of the 41 deaths, 25 are delayed reporting from November. Regardless, this is a loss for all of us. Please continue to follow public health guidelines and recommendations.
The line is open.