Arkansas reported 1,142 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, for a total of 139,198 since the pandemic reached the state in March.

There were 808 new probable cases from antigen testing for a total of 20,111.

The death toll rose by nine Tuesday, bringing the statewide total of confirmed deaths to 2,304.

The number of people in hospitals continued to rise statewide and in Northeast Arkansas. Statewide, 1,074 were hospitalized, up 11, while 203 were in NEA hospitals, an increase of four.

Northeast Arkansas COVID-19 cases by county through Tuesday were as follows:

Jackson – 1,499 confirmed (up 8), 321 probable (up 5); 418 active cases (down 58);7 confirmed deaths, 1 probable.

Lawrence – 1,024 confirmed (up 6), 157 probable (up 4); 97 active (down 4); 29 confirmed deaths.

Craighead – 6,569 confirmed (up 60 from Monday), 666 probable (up 3), 726 active cases (down 44); 75 confirmed deaths, 7 probable.

Poinsett – 1,529 confirmed (up 15), 160 probable (up 1); 121 active (down 2); 38 confirmed deaths, 5 probable.

Cross – 756 confirmed (up 4), 125 probable (up 13); 106 active cases (up 3); 25 confirmed deaths, 2 probable.

Randolph – 807 confirmed (up 13), 200 probable (up 5); 97 active cases (up 3); 25 confirmed deaths, 6 probable.

Greene – 2,512 confirmed (up 69), 532 probable (up 22); 508 active (up 22); 25 confirmed deaths, 2 probable.

Mississippi – 3,014 confirmed (up 34), 251 probable (up 6); 261 active cases (up 5); 67 confirmed deaths, 14 probable.

Clay – 742 confirmed (up 9), 172 probable (up 15); 157 active cases (up 54); 17 confirmed deaths, 4 probable.

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