During his weekly update, Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed concern about the state’s COVID-19 vaccination rate as well as his support for expanding prison capacity.
Tag: Omicron Variant
Although active cases of COVID-19 are declining in Arkansas, health officials expect COVID-related deaths to continue increasing in the coming days.
The Arkansas Department of Health reports the state has broken COVID-19 records for new cases, active cases and positivity rate.
The Omicron variant has been identified in Arkansas and officials are urging vaccination to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases that could strain hospital capacity.
The omicron variant has not been found in Arkansas, but health officials are urging vaccinations as they see signs of the start of another surge in COVID-19 cases.