With the number of COVID-19 cases going up across the state, Lawrence County is also seeing an increase in the case count.

As of Monday, the Arkansas Department of Health was reporting 33 active cases among Lawrence County residents, more than doubling the 15 active cases reported two weeks ago.

The county has seen 39 new cases during the two-week period, with the total cumulative case count reported at 2,198 on Monday. Two weeks ago, the total case count was at 2,159.

A total of 21 were added to the recovered list during the two-week period, as well, increasing from 2,101 to 2,122.

The number of COVID-related deaths among Lawrence County residents remains unchanged at 43.

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