Texarkana COVID-19 By-The-Numbers for August 13 – AR Hospitalizations Drop First Time in a Week
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A growing number of Arkansas hospitals are requiring their staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. CHI St. Vincent, St. Bernards Healthcare System, NEA Baptist and Conway Regional Health System announced the vaccine requirements for staff on Thursday as the state's COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped for the first time in nearly a week. The number of schools and universities requiring masks to combat the virus continued to grow, with Arkansas State University announcing an indoor mask mandate. The requirements follow a judge's decision last week to temporarily block Arkansas' mask mandate ban.
New Cases: 5
Probable Cases: 47
Total All-Time Cases: 5654
Total Deaths: 231
Estimated Active Cases: 559
Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 30%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 58%
New Cases: 18
Probable Cases: 18
Total All-Time Cases: 1644
Total Deaths: 87
Estimated Active Cases: NA
Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 29%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 51%
State of Texas
Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 54%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 76%
Active Cases: NA
Total All-Time Cases: 4036
Total Deaths: 37
Partially Vaccinated: 4.1%
Fully Vaccinated: 10.3%
Little River County
Active Cases: 91
Total All-Time Cases: 1466
Total Deaths: 43
Partially Vaccinated: 5.9%
Fully Vaccinated: 23.5%
State of Arkansas
Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 13.6%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 43.4%
Texarkana Vaccination Hub: Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org for updated information on vaccines.
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Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/ or call 877-862-4647.