There have been a record number of Covid-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said during a news conference Friday.
“We have increased 731 cases in the last 24 hours, the largest increase in community cases and total cases since this pandemic began,” Hutchinson said.
There were 10,816 cases on Thursday and now there were 11,547 cases, he added.
At least 207 of the newly identified cases were in correctional institutions while the rest are community cases, Hutchinson said.