Arkansas coronavirus news & updates

Articles about the status of the coronavirus outbreak in Arkansas will remain free to access throughout the pandemic.

Info from local authorities

Today's news .... whew

Good news from Minnesota. Not so much from Arkansas capitol.

House votes to kill mask mandates by any government

The legislature declares an end to face mask orders by local governments.

Coronavirus today: 'Holding our own.' The governor also mentions possibility of protest following George Floyd trial verdict

Light demand for shots continues to be a state concern.

Today's news: Waiting for George Floyd jury and moaning about the legislature

The legislative news ranges from bad to terribly sad.

Coronavirus today: The case count remains low

A slow Monday, both in new cases and shots.

Today's COVID report and the open line

Not so many shots in the last 24 hours.

COVID: Vaccination and Trump voters, a correlation

Of course Trump voters resist the COVID vaccine.

The queen, COVID and an open line

A royal funeral in the time of COVID.

The End of the Session Is Near (But Not Near Enough) Edition

On this week's podcast, Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about the Arkansas legislature's terrible final days.

Coronavirus today: More cases, more deaths and slower vaccinations

Coronavirus numbers are not good.