LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is reporting its first coronavirus deaths. Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday that two people have died from COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Faulkner County’s deputy coroner says a 91-year-old man died at a hospital in Conway. State Health Secretary Dr. Nathaniel Smith says the other death was a central Arkansas patient in their 50s. The number of coronavirus cases in Arkansas rose Tuesday from 201 to at least 232. Hutchinson says he is planning to call a special session beginning Thursday to address a $353 million shortfall the state faces because of the effects of the virus pandemic.
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers are preparing to meet again amid the coronavirus outbreak, but legislative leaders say they hope to wrap up work in less than two weeks. Legislative […]
DALLAS (AP) — The number of coronavirus cases in Texas now tops 300. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Saturday 304 people have tested positive for the virus, up from about 200 on […]