COVID-19-related deaths have surpassed the 2,000 mark.
On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the Arkansas Department of Health reported that the COVID-19 death total had risen to 2,003, an increase of 18 deaths from Monday. This total includes both confirmed deaths and probable deaths, which the department reported as 1,833 and 170, respectively.
In the United States, the COVID-19 death toll increased to 232,484 on Tuesday, making up roughly 19.20 percent of the worldwide deaths attributed to the virus. Globally, there have been 1,211,102 deaths as of 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The total number of COVID-19 cases also increased substantially, rising by 878 to a total of 114,519. There have been 105,223 confirmed cases and 9,296 probable cases in Arkansas.
The Department of Health has confirmed 7,814 active cases in Arkansas, a decrease of 395 from yesterday. However, there are also 2,022 probable active cases, which is an increase of 96 from Monday. In total, the Department of Health reports 9,836 total active cases in the state.
Hospitalizations dropped by 21 from yesterday, dipping to 667. Ventilator usage increased, though, on Tuesday by two, with 121 individuals currently on ventilators. There have been 7,194 total hospitalizations due to COVID-19 since the pandemic began with 851 individuals on ventilators.
Across the globe, there have been 47,260,377 total cases of COVID-19 reported. The United States is the worldwide leader in COVID-19 cases with 9,365,360 cases reported, followed by India with 8,267,623 cases. Brazil has the third most cases with 5,554,206 reported cases to date.