Two new COVID-19 deaths in Union County, cases up in three South Arkansas counties

COVID-19 active cases rose in Columbia, Lafayette and Union counties on Wednesday, according to the Arkansas Department of Health.

There were two new virus-related deaths in Union County.

Total Cumulative Cases: 6,214

Total Active Cases: 104, up eight since Tuesday

Total Recovered Cases: 6,011

Total Deaths: 99

COVID-19 Metrics for Lafayette County

Total Cumulative Cases: 1,428

Total Active Cases: 5, up two since Tuesday

Total Recovered Cases: 1,392

Total Deaths: 30

COVID-19 Metrics for Nevada County

Total Cumulative Cases: 2,526

Total Active Cases: 31, down five since Tuesday

Total Recovered Cases: 2,450

Total Deaths: 45

COVID-19 Metrics for Ouachita County

Total Cumulative Cases: 6,318

Total Active Cases: 64, no change since Tuesday

Total Recovered Cases: 6,141

Total Deaths: 113

COVID-19 Metrics for Union County

Total Cumulative Cases: 10,608

Total Active Cases: 124, up 17 since Tuesday

Total Recovered Cases: 10,293

Total Deaths: 189, up two since Tuesday

STATEWIDE FIGURES

Total COVID-19 cases, includes all confirmed and probable cases: 943,944

Number of new cases reported in the last 24 hours: 1,019

Recovered cases: 922,130

Deaths: 11,970, up six since Tuesday

Total COVID-19 positive admissions: 286

Total COVID-19 positive admissions in ICU: 55

Total COVID-19 positive admissions on ventilators: 16