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Coronavirus News

Coronavirus News

Here are a list of stories on the Coronavirus. You can also find local resources and the latest totals from the Arkansas Department of Health, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and Arkansas State University.

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Arkansas Cases
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Arkansas Cases

Dashboard provided by Arkansas Department of Health. See the state's COVID-19 page and other reports.

Missouri Cases

Dashboard provided by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Get more details about specific counties and school districts on their new COVID-19 Dashboard.

Tennessee Cases

Dashboard provided by Tennessee Department of Health. See the state's COVID-19 page and other reports.

A-State Cases

Dashboard provided by Arkansas State University and the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at ASU. See the campus' COVID-19 page.

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A child receives the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at the Fairfax County Government Center in Annandale, Va., last November. Vaccines will soon be available for children as young as 6 months old.
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CDC advisers are recommending the use of two separate COVID-19 vaccines for the youngest children made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech, paving the way for vaccine rollout as early as next week.
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    The Arkansas Department of Education’s (ADE) Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Arkansas State University and its sponsored initiative, the Arkansas Out of School Network, have awarded $1.8 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) ESSER III funds to 30 summer and extended-year learning programs across the state through the Summer Learning Supplemental Grant.
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    Many Arkansans are still feeling the economic pain exacerbated by the pandemic. As the state gears up to receive its second round of American Rescue Plan dollars, advocates say thorough community engagement will be key in spending the money wisely.
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    Arkansas officials say many older adults faced significant social isolation during the pandemic, contributing to increased mental and behavioral health challenges for some.
  • At least 1 million people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19. NPR's Songs of Remembrance project shares some of their stories and the music they loved.
The federal government is sending out a third round of free rapid antigen COVID-19 tests through the U.S. Postal Service.
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Households in the U.S. will receive eight test kits via the U.S. Postal Service. The release comes as cases have risen over 60% in the U.S. over the past two weeks.