Gov. Hutchinson Extends 60-Day Emergency Order

December 31, 2020


Gov. Hutchinson Extends 60-Day Emergency Order

After the state reported a record high number of hospitalizations, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the extension of a statewide emergency order for 60 days.

  • Governor Hutchinson made the decision to do so after speaking with Health Secretary Dr. Jose Romero after the deadliest day in the Natural State was announced Tuesday, setting a new record of COVID-19 deaths in a 24-hour period. -KNWA/Fox24
  • Hospitalizations across the state have increased, leaving ICU units and beds "tight" according to the Governor.
  • Complete statistics and information regarding COVID-19 in Arkansas can be found HERE.

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