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COVID-19 cases in the community Sept. 26, 2021

September 27, 2021 at 12:00 a.m.

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

5,434 cases (+7)

164 active cases (-9)

5,141 recoveries (+15)

127 deaths (+1)

18,611 tests reported*

25,920 vaccine doses administered

37% county population fully immunized

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 133 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Sunday including 61 in intensive care units and 37 on ventilator support. Additionally, there were 375 pediatric COVID-19 cases active in the in the region Sunday, out of a total of 6,442 pediatric cases identified in the region.


492,650 cases (+417)

92,890 pediatric cases (+106)

12,494 active cases (-579)

3,391 active pediatric cases (-156)

472,436 recoveries (+981)

7,590 deaths (+15)

1,848,533 tests reported*

1,333,547 negative test results

861 hospitalized; 394 in ICUs; 232 on ventilator support

2,878,078 vaccine doses administered (+3,452)

1,326,773 Arkansans fully immunized (+1,553)

United States

42,922,436 cases

687,984 deaths


231,779,483 cases

4,747,101 deaths

*Editor's note: The News-Times reached out to the ADH to inquire about a drop in state and local testing numbers but did not hear back by press-time Sunday.

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One year ago: COVID in Union County and Arkansas

Union County

Cases: 891

Active cases: 40

Deaths: 36


Cases: 80,755

Active cases: 7,414

Deaths: 1,285

Hospitalizations: 447

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