(AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators in Arkansas has reached a new high. The Department of Health on Monday said the number of virus patients on ventilators rose by 12 to 349, surpassing the previous high reached Saturday. The number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital increased by 42 to 1,411. COVID-19 patients make up half of the state’s intensive care unit beds, with 558 in ICU. There are only 22 ICU beds available in Arkansas, according to the Department of Health. The state reported 30 new COVID-19 deaths and 986 new coronavirus cases.

Bowie County

New Cases: 0
Probable Cases: 0
Total All-Time Cases: 5945
Total Deaths: 234

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 31%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 59%

Cass County

New Cases: 0
Probable Cases: 0
Total All-Time Cases: 1856
Total Deaths: 95

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 30%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 52%

State of Texas

Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 56%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 76%

Miller County

Active Cases: 232
Total All-Time Cases: 5276
Total Deaths: 39

Partially Vaccinated: 4.5%
Fully Vaccinated: 10.9%

Little River County

Active Cases: 104
Total All-Time Cases: 1575
Total Deaths: 43

Partially Vaccinated: 6.6%
Fully Vaccinated: 24.7%

State of Arkansas

Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 13.7%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 45.6%

Vaccine Updates

Texarkana Vaccination Hub: Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org for updated information on vaccines.

Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccination Availability Map...
Click hereFor a quick reference, blue means it's in stock, red means out of stock. More from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Texas State Data
Arkansas State Data [NEW]

Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/ or call 877-862-4647.

Texarkana Area Chart Updates:

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