Arkansas reports 426 positive COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

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(KY3/KSPR) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says 426 positive COVID-19 cases and six deaths have been reported in the state as of Sunday.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state Secretary of Health Dr. Nate Smith said Sunday that it is encouraging that the number of cases in the state is not rising as rapidly as in some parts of the country, such as New York City, but residents must continue doing things such as social distancing and limiting travel.

Hutchinson said the number of hospitalizations due to the virus dropped from 48 on Saturday to 43 on Sunday.

According to Smith, 67 of the total reported cases are health care workers. No new counties have reported cases.

Some other key numbers to know:

-426 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas
-3,448 total tests
-3,027 negative test results
-6 reported deaths
-28 recoveries

Watch the latest update from Gov. Hutchinson and Arkansas leaders below:

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