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The Department of Health has reported that yesterday was one of the lowest days for immunization since they began in Arkansas



Fayetteville, AR – According to the health officials, only 2,432 COVID-19 vaccines were given within the past 24-hour period.

May 24 had been the lowest number reported, with 2,371 vaccinations, except for a data clean-up on Feb. 28 that actually decreased the number of shots given at the time by 1,289.

About 30 percent of the state’s population is fully immunized.

Another 1,111 Arkansans bumped up the total to 903,021.

The state has administered 75.4% of the 2,622,010 vaccine doses it has received.

266,967 doses were administered in May compared with the 568,123 doses given in April.

Active covid-19 cases in Arkansas dropped by 71 Sunday, but the department of health also reported two new deaths.

Total cases since March 2020 increase by 61 to 341,351 and the total death toll is now 5,832.

Hospitalizations dropped by one to 194.