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COVID-19 cases in the community April 23, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | April 23, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Union County, Arkansas, the United States and the world. Additionally, local and state testing, recovery, 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

3,996 cases (+0)

2,944 confirmed cases, 1,052 probable cases

29 active cases (-2)

16 confirmed cases, 13 probable cases

3,854 recoveries (+2)

112 deaths (+0)

28,159 negative test results

8,233 vaccine doses administered

5,456 Union County residents fully immunized

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 15 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Friday, including six in intensive care units and four on ventilator support.


334,458 cases (+236)

262,078 confirmed cases, 72,380 probable cases

1,960 active cases (+37)

1,359 confirmed cases, 601 probable cases

326,728 recoveries (+194)

5,716 deaths (+5)

3,502,536 tests performed

3,154,946 negative test results

153 hospitalized; 59 in ICUs; 23 on ventilator support

1,599,699 vaccine doses administered

664,608 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

31,629,036 cases

3,013,042 deaths


145,202,877 cases

3,081,348 deaths


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