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COVID-19 cases in the community Jan. 5, 2023

January 6, 2023 at 12:00 a.m.

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases, active cases, and deaths recorded on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023 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.

The change in cases, recoveries, deaths and vaccine doses is calculated from Tuesday, Jan. 3's counts.

Union County

11,077 cases (+35)

43 active cases (+28)

10,830 recoveries (+7)

202 deaths (+0)

46,435 vaccine doses administered (+92)

49% county population fully immunized

76,568 tests reported

65,181 negative test results

In the Southwest hospital region of the state, where Union County sits, 47 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19 Thursday. Ten people were in intensive care units and five were on ventilator support due to COVID.


987,848 cases (+7,561)

205,399 pediatric cases (+127)

6,372 active cases (+400)

668 active pediatric cases (+22)

968,527 recoveries (+1,152)

12,704 deaths (+9)

427 hospitalized; 75 in ICUs; 26 on ventilator support

4,585,126 vaccine doses administered (+2,363)

1,694,152 Arkansans fully immunized (+274)

7,859,933 tests reported

6,849,136 negative test results

United States

101,129,410 cases

1,095,784 deaths


662,651,961 cases

6,701,053 deaths

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