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COVID-19 cases in the community April 29, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | April 29, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Thursday, April 29, 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

4,009 cases (+5)

2,953 confirmed cases, 1,056 probable cases

22 active cases (-1)

13 confirmed cases, 9 probable cases

3,872 recoveries (+5)

114 deaths (+1)

32,357 tests performed

28,348 negative test results

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 21 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Thursday, including six in intensive care units and three on ventilator support.

The ADH reported that 7.4% of the Southwest region’s population were partially immunized Thursday and 23.3% were fully immunized.


335,529 cases (+240)

262,763 confirmed cases, 72,766 probable cases

1,961 active cases (+53)

1,304 confirmed cases, 657 probable cases

5,735 deaths (+9)

327,777 recoveries (+178)

3,530,582 tests performed

3,181,878 negative test results

166 hospitalized; 69 in ICUs; 29 on ventilator support

1,694,919 vaccine doses received

729,512 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

32,280,014 cases

575,024 deaths


149,945,664 cases

3,156,408 deaths


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