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State Rep. Cindy Crawford of Fort Smith tests positive for COVID-19

Crawford is said to be doing well. She is serving her first term in the Arkansas House.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Arkansas state Rep. Cindy Crawford (R-Fort Smith) has tested positive for COVID-19, our content partner KTHV reports

Crawford informed the Speaker of the House that she tested positive for COVID-19, which brought the total number of cases in the Arkansas legislature to 11 after 10 tested positive last month. 

Crawford is said to be doing well. She is serving her first term in the Arkansas House. 

Credit: Arkansas State Legislature
Arkansas state Rep. Cindy Crawford (R-Fort Smith)

Over 10 lawmakers in Arkansas have tested positive for the virus since October. 

Arkansas has continued to set record-highs for new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the month of November. 

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the creation of the COVID-19 Winter Task Force in Arkansas last Friday (Nov. 13) to help combat the virus over the following months. 

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