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COVID-19 cases in the community May 2, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | May 3, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Sunday, May 2, 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

4,011 cases (+0)

2,954 confirmed cases, 1,057 probable cases

22 active cases (-1)

12 confirmed cases, 10 probable cases

3,874 recoveries (+1)

114 deaths (+0)

32,400 tests performed

28,389 negative test results

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 26 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Sunday, including 13 in intensive care units and four on ventilator support.

The ADH reported that 7% of the Southwest region’s population were partially immunized Sunday and 24.1% were fully immunized.


336,105 cases (+137)

236,192 confirmed cases, 72,913 probable cases

2,055 active cases (+19)

1,400 confirmed cases, 655 probable cases

5,743 deaths (+2)

328,251 recoveries (+116)

3,541,268 tests performed

3,191,963 negative test results

171 hospitalized; 75 in ICUs; 26 on ventilator support

1,736,159 vaccine doses administered

757,314 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

32,420,079 cases

577,029 deaths


152,457,481 cases

3,197,871 deaths


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