October 22, 2021

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6 p.m. Monday COVID-19 local report: Columbia County down to 166 current cases — twice the number of a month ago | Local News

COVID-19 statistics as reported by the Arkansas Department of Health on Monday. Symbols (+) or (-) mean changes in numbers since Sunday.

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 2,967+4. Month ago: 2,579. Year ago: 291

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 166-5. Month ago: 86. Year ago: 30

Total recovered – 2,740+9. Month ago: 2,435. Year ago: 247

Total number dead – 61. Month ago: 58 deaths. Year ago: 14 deaths.

Monday test results were unavailable. Figures below are from Sunday.

PCR tests percent positivity – 9.29, up from 9.28

Antigen tests percent positivity – 13.57, up from 13.55

Total positive PCR tests – 1,673+3

Total positive antigen tests – 1,527+3

Total negative PCR tests – 16,340+22

Total negative antigen tests – 9,729+5

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 36.8, no change

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 12.1, down from 12.2

MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Updated through Thursday, August 26

Active cases by campus.

Magnolia High – 1 staff. 8 students.

Freshman Academy – 0 staff. 0 students.

Magnolia Middle School – 2 staff. 7-1 students.

Central Elementary – 1 staff. 8+3 students.

East Side Elementary – 0 staff. 3+1 students.

Kindergarten Center – 0 staff. 6 students.

Walker Pre-K – 0 staff. 0-1 student.

Total: 4 staff, 32 students.

Current positively rate: 15.0 percent

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY

Southern Arkansas University cumulative positive cases since July 6, 2020 – 411

SAU total active cases – 38+3 students. 0-2 staff. 1 faculty.

SAU current number in quarantine on campus – 6+1

SAU current number in quarantine – 74-4

LAFAYETTE COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 727+1

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 35-7

Total recovered – 680+8

Total number dead – 11

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 28.2, no change

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 8.6, down from 8.8

NEVADA COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 1,090

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 44-11

Total recovered – 1,017+11

Total number dead – 29

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 30.8, no change

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 14.5, down from 14.7

OUACHITA COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 3,070+6

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 120-3

Total recovered – 2,882+9

Total number dead – 68

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 47.7, up from 47.6

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 10.1, down from 10.3

UNION COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 4,845+6

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 187-12

Total recovered – 4,538+18

Total number dead – 118

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 32.9, up from 32.8

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 9.3, up from 9.1

SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS HOSPITAL STATUS

(Totals for Southwest region of Arkansas, which includes hospitals in Magnolia, El Dorado, Camden, Hope, Fordyce, Arkadelphia, Malvern, Hot Springs and others)

Total staff bed capacity of Southwest Arkansas hospitals – 1,105-3

Max Flex Bed Capacity – 1,072

Current COVID-19 positive admissions – 206+4

Current COVID-19 positive patients in ICUs – 83+11

Current COVID-19 positive patients on ventilators – 57+4

Active pediatric cases — 375

BORDERING PARISHES IN LOUISIANA

Changes since previous totals. The State of Louisiana does not update its totals on weekends.

Bossier – 19,020, up from 18,865 total cases. 340.

Webster – 5,648, up from 5,632 total cases. 123 deaths.

Claiborne – 1,790, up from 1,768 total cases. 57 deaths.

Union – 3,367, up from 3,338 total cases. 90 deaths.