October 21, 2021

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6 p.m. Sunday COVID-19 local report: 170 active cases in Columbia County, almost double month ago | Local News

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

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 3,078+9. Month ago: 2,635. Year ago: 315

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 170-8. Month ago: 93. Year ago: 25

Total recovered – 2,847+15. Month ago: 2,483. Year ago: 275

Total number dead – 61. Month ago: 59 deaths. Year ago: 15 deaths.

Test figures below are changes since yesterday.

PCR tests percent positivity – 9.32, up from 9.3

Antigen tests percent positivity – 13.5, up from 13.46

Total positive PCR tests – 1,720+7

Total positive antigen tests – 1,607+6

Total negative PCR tests – 16,739+31

Total negative antigen tests – 10,295+1

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 38.2, up from 38.1

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 11.7, down from 11.8

MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Updated through Thursday, September 2

Active cases by campus.

Magnolia High – 1 staff. 9 students.

Freshman Academy – 0 staff. 1 student.

Magnolia Middle School – 2 staff. 8 students.

Central Elementary – 0 staff. 11 students.

East Side Elementary – 0 staff. 2 students.

Kindergarten Center – 0 staff. 7 students.

Walker Pre-K – 0 staff. 0 student.

Total: 3 staff, 38 students.

Current positively rate: 15.0 percent

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY

Southern Arkansas University cumulative positive cases since July 6, 2020 – 427+1

SAU total active cases – 37-1 students. 1 staff. 0 faculty.

SAU current number in quarantine on campus – 6

SAU current number in quarantine – 50-3

LAFAYETTE COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 753+2

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 39-1

Total recovered – 702+3

Total number dead – 11

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 29.8, no change

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 7.8, up from 7.4

NEVADA COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 1,130+2

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 55-2

Total recovered – 1,046+4

Total number dead – 29

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 33.4, up from 33.3

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 14.8, up from 14.5

OUACHITA COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 3,183+13

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 168+4

Total recovered – 2,947+9

Total number dead – 68

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 49.7, up from 49.5

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 9.1, down from 9.4

UNION COUNTY

Total confirmed and probable cases – 5,028+15

Current confirmed and probable active cases – 246

Total recovered – 4,660+16

Total number dead – 120

Percent of population age 12+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 34.0, up from 33.9

Percent of population age 12+ partially immunized – 9.1, down from 9.0

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 – 1,112-12

Max Flex Bed Capacity – 1,072

Current COVID-19 positive admissions – 224+6

Current COVID-19 positive patients in ICUs – 92

Current COVID-19 positive patients on ventilators – 60+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 – 19,638, up from 19,539 total cases. 351+1 deaths.

Webster – 5,867, up from 5,833 total cases. 131+1 deaths.

Claiborne – 1,860, up from 1,842 total cases. 57 deaths.

Union – 3,510, up from 3,479 total cases. 92+1 deaths.