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Gov. Hutchinson: COVID-19 cases reach a ‘second peak’

Another 160 known community cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday (May 23), with 27% of those in Northwest Arkansas

Another 160 known community cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday (May 23), with 27% of those in Northwest Arkansas. Of the cases found since March 11, 13.4% have been in the past three days.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Saturday during his COVID-19 briefing the state is in a second peak of positive cases. The first peak was around April 25.

“It’s clear and evident to me … we’ve had a deep dip and then we’re having a second peak right now and they’re really about 30 days apart,” Gov. Hutchinson said.

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