Arkansas reports 912 new coronavirus cases, 18 more deaths

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 Graphic. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario "Charo" Gutierrez)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reported 912 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, and 18 more people in the state have died from the illness caused by the virus. The Health Department on Wednesday said at least 46,293 people in the state have tested positive for the virus. The department said 6,937 of those cases are active, meaning they don’t include people who have died or recovered. The number of deaths from COVID-19 has risen to 508, and the number of people hospitalized decreased by 10 to 516.