Second Positive Case in County Confirmed

Friday, April 24, 2020

The second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Clay County was reported by the Arkansas Department of Health over the weekend, as the statewide death toll climbed to 50. There have been over 200 negative tests returned in the county as of Monday morning.

Statewide, some 3,001 positive cases are reported with 987 recoveries. Nationwide, the totals climbed to 965,933 infected and just short of 55,000 lost to the virus and its related illness.

Meanwhile, the first efforts to reopen the country's economy were just getting underway. Others will be making moves soon, and the schedule may be found on the Arkansas Department of Health website. It also includes the latest numbers, updated regularly, which may be found at

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