New COVID-19 numbers show that 36.3% of deaths come from nursing homes

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The Arkansas Department of Health reported 399 new known COVID-19 cases Monday (Sept. 14), with 381 of those being in the community. The number of deaths rose by 10 to 986, with 358 of those from nursing homes and 40 in prisons.

ADH data also shows that 64.4% of deaths are among whites, with 22.3% among blacks.

The top five counties with the most cumulative cases as of Sept. 14 are: Washington (8,244, with 89 deaths), Pulaski (8,130, with 121 deaths), Benton (5,862, with 62 deaths), Sebastian (3,192, with 41 deaths) and Jefferson (2,555, with 55 deaths).

COVID REPORT – Sept. 14
New known COVID-19 cases, active cases, tests
• 69,499, with 381 new community cases and 18 new cases in correctional facilities
• There are 5,719 active cases, down from 5,827 on Sunday
• There were 6,225 test results provided in the previous 24 hours.
• There were 607 antigen tests in the previous 24 hours with 21 positive results

Deaths
986, up 10

Hospitalizations
378, up 5

Ventilators
76, down 4

Recovered cases
62,740

The top five counties with new known cases reported Monday were: Pulaski (55), Craighead (26), Jefferson (25), Crawford (22), and 16 each in Faulkner, Sebastian and Stone counties. The counties accounted for 46.2% of the 381 new community cases.

As of Monday at 3:30 p.m., there were 6,539,483 U.S. cases and 194,339 deaths. Globally, there were 29,136,533 cases and 925,820 deaths.

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