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COVID-19 cases in the community, April 2, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | April 1, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, recoveries and deaths recorded on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Union County, Arkansas, the United States and the world. Additionally, local and state testing, hospitalization and vaccine information is provided.

The data was gathered from the Arkansas Department of Health for Union County and Arkansas, and from Johns Hopkins University for the U.S. and world.

Union County

3,939 cases (+1)

2,912 confirmed cases, 1,027 probable cases

10 active cases (+/-0)

9 confirmed cases, 1 probable case

3,817 recoveries (+0)

111 deaths (+1)

31,551 tests performed

27,612 negative test results

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 17 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Thursday, including one in an intensive care unit and one on ventilator support.

A total of 124,933 COVID vaccine doses had been administered by Thursday afternoon in the Southwest hospital region. The ADH reported that 10.9% of the region’s population were partially immunized Thursday and 14.4% were fully immunized.


330,609 cases (+211)

259,511 confirmed cases, 71,098 probable cases

1,724 active cases (+29)

1,191 confirmed cases, 533 probable cases

323,203 recoveries (+171)

5,636 deaths (+10)

3,392,330 tests performed

3,048,746 negative test results

168 hospitalized; 62 in ICUs; 26 on ventilator support

1,175,597 vaccine doses administered

426,913 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

30,524,552 cases

552,957 deaths


129,317,945 cases

73,313,131 recoveries

2,821,367 deaths


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