2 more Arkansas lawmakers test positive for coronavirus

Bowie County

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two more Arkansas lawmakers have tested positive for the coronavirus. State Sen. Missy Irvin on Wednesday announced via Twitter that she had tested positive and was at home recovering. State Rep. Joe Cloud also confirmed that he tested positive for the virus. Legislative leaders announced Tuesday that three other lawmakers had tested positive for the virus and suspended budget hearings for this week. Gov. Asa Hutchinson has also limited his public appearances after being exposed to someone with the virus, though he said he has since tested negative twice. Arkansas has had more than 100,000 probable and confirmed coronavirus cases.