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COVID-19 cases in the community May 5, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | May 5, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Wednesday, May 5, 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

4,015 cases (+2)

2,956 confirmed cases, 1,059 probable cases

15 active cases (+1)

10 confirmed cases, 5 probable cases

3,885 recoveries (+1)

114 deaths (+0)

32,692 tests performed

28,677 negative test results

14,417 vaccine doses administered

16.63% of county population fully immunized

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 29 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Wednesday, including 12 in intensive care units and five on ventilator support.


336,760 cases (+298)

263,630 confirmed cases, 73,130 probable cases

2,152 active cases (+109)

1,479 confirmed cases, 673 probable cases

328,798 recoveries (+187)

5,754 deaths (+2)

3,556,236 tests performed

3,206,250 negative test results

181 hospitalized; 79 in ICUs; 35 on ventilator support

1,766,046 vaccines doses administered

777,603 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

32,552,408 cases

579,225 deaths


154,658,670 cases

3,233,784 deaths


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