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story.lead_photo.caption Conway Regional Health System has set up tents and has medical staff waiting Thursday in front of the hospital’s emergency room door to screen people for coronavirus symptoms. A hospital spokesman said the health system has implemented screenings for all visitors, patients, physicians and employees. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Jeannie Roberts)

A 91-year-old man died at 8 a.m. this morning from covid-19 at Conway Regional Medical Center, a deputy Faulkner County coroner confirmed.

Deputy coroner Robert Edwards could not immediately provide the name of the man, who was a Cleburne County resident.

It wasn't immediately clear if the man who died was connected to Greers Ferry First Assembly of God, a Cleburne County church that is reportedly connected to at least 34 covid-19 cases.

The man's death is the first known death in Arkansas attributable to the novel coronavirus that has spread globally.

Check back for updates and read Wednesday's Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

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