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COVID-19 cases in the community March 31, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | March 31, 2021 at 10:04 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, recoveries and deaths recorded on Wednesday, March 31, 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

3,938 cases (+2)

2,912 confirmed cases, 1,026 probable cases

10 active cases (+1)

9 confirmed cases, 1 probable cases

3,817 recoveries (+1)

110 deaths (+0)

31,510 tests performed

27,572 negative test results

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 16 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Wednesday, including one in an intensive care unit and one on ventilator support.

A total of 122,180 COVID vaccine doses had been administered by Wednesday afternoon in the Southwest hospital region. The ADH reported that 11.2% of the region’s population were partially immunized Wednesday and 13.8% were fully immunized.


330,398 cases (+212)

259,357 confirmed cases, 71,041 probable cases

1,695 active cases (-22)

1,157 confirmed cases, 538 probable cases

323,032 recoveries (+223)

5,626 deaths (+10)

3,383,520 tests performed

3,040,154 negative test results

166 hospitalized; 63 in ICUs; 27 on ventilator support

1,142,892 vaccine doses administered

411,091 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

30,447,282 cases

551,817 deaths


128,628,738 cases

72,973,706 recoveries

2,809,352 deaths


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