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Arkansas reports over 2,200 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 19

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Published: Nov. 19, 2020 at 4:45 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The state of Arkansas set a near-record Thursday in the number of new COVID-19 cases.

The Arkansas Department of Health reported 2,238 new cases. The state had 2,312 new cases on Nov. 13, which had a record.

You can find a county-by-county breakdown of the numbers by clicking here.

The top counties for new cases include:

  1. Pulaski: 207
  2. Washington: 131
  3. Sebastian: 122
  4. Benton:110
  5. Craighead: 102

The ADH also reported 16,998 active cases with 899 hospitalized and 146 on ventilators.

Twenty-two more people died within the last 24 hours.

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