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COVID-19 cases in the community Oct. 8, 2021

October 9, 2021 at 12:00 a.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Friday, Oct. 8, 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

5,569 cases (+9)

99 active cases (-1)

5,339 recoveries (+10)

129 deaths (+0)

44,660 tests performed

39,091 negative test results

26,650 vaccine doses administered (+98)

38.1% county population fully immunized

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 104 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Friday including 41 in intensive care units and 24 on ventilator support.

Arkansas

501,518 cases (+739)

95,439 pediatric cases (+299)

7,667 active cases (-23)

2,088 active pediatric cases (+71)

485,913 recoveries (+754)

7,810 deaths (+8)

5,508,718 tests performed

4,534,247 negative test results

563 hospitalized; 267 in ICUs; 175 on ventilator support

2,974,587 vaccine doses administered (+6,958)

1,356,698 Arkansans fully immunized (+2,087)

United States

44,231,758 cases

711,868 deaths

World

237,074,906 cases

4,839,814 deaths

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One year ago: COVID in Union County and Arkansas

Union County

Cases: 983

Active cases: 46

Deaths: 47

Arkansas

Cases: 90,145

Active cases: 7,070

Deaths: 1,503

Hospitalizations: 546

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