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COVID-19 cases in the community May 26, 2021

by Compiled by News-Times staff | May 26, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Wednesday, May 26, 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

4,044 cases (+2)

2,968 confirmed cases, 1,076 probable cases

13 active cases (-1)

4 confirmed cases, 9 probable cases

3,916 recoveries (+1)

114 deaths (+0)

33,186 tests performed

29,142 negative test results

15,964 vaccine doses administered

22.87% county population fully immunized

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


340,698 cases (+183)

266,222 confirmed cases, 74,476 probable cases

1,975 active cases (-15)

1,349 confirmed cases, 626 probable cases

332,840 recoveries (+195)

5,827 deaths (+3)

3,649,486 tests performed

3,295,396 negative test results

189 hospitalized; 82 in ICUs; 33 on ventilator support

1,950,001 vaccine doses administered

887,419 Arkansans fully immunized

United States

33,186,016 cases

591,908 deaths


168,093,701 cases

3,492,129 deaths


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