Check out the latest statistics & news about Coronavirus pandemic in U.S. state of Arkansas. Get more information about total confirmed cases and deaths of Covid-19 for all Arkansas Counties in the US.
On March 11, Governor Hutchinson declared a public health emergency in response to the first presumptive case in the state. On March 12, the governor ordered school closings in Saline, Jefferson, Pulaski, and Grant counties until March 30. On March 14, Hutchinson activated the Arkansas National Guard to provide support with logistics, transportation, and other needs. All public schools were ordered to close beginning Tuesday, March 17. On March 17, Hutchinson closed casinos for two weeks and loosened restrictions on claiming unemployment benefits for 30 days. On March 19, Hutchinson announced new measures to help limit the spread of the disease, including keeping public schools closed through April 17 and banning restaurants and bars from providing dine-in services. On March 23, the individual income tax filing deadline was pushed back until July 15, and barber shops, beauty and nail salons, massage parlors, and tattoo parlors were ordered to close on Tuesday, March 24. On April 3, state parks began to limit their available parking spaces and ended overnight stays. On April 6, the governor ordered public schools to close for the remainder of the school year.
Arkansas School Closures Information
Coronavirus in Arkansas: Cases by county