School Districts with high community infection rates at 179
LITTLE ROCK - There are now 179 Arkansas school districts that have had 50 or more new known COVID-19 infections per 10,000 district residents over a 14-day period, up from 171 a week ago, the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement said Thursday. This is the fourth consecutive week that more than 50% of the state’s public school districts have been on the list. Twenty-six school districts were added to the list this week, and 153 remained on the list. The Piggott School District dropped off the list, while the Corning and Rector districts remain.
ACHI also found that 34 school districts ? a new record ? had exceeded 100 new known infections per
10,000 district residents over a 14-day period, or more than 1% of local residents: Brinkley, Brookland, Centerpoint, Clarendon, Cutter-Morning Star, Danville, Dardanelle, Des Arc, Dover, Gentry, Glen Rose, Guy-Perkins, Hector, Kirby, McCrory, Melbourne, Mt. Vernon-Enola, Nemo Vista, Pangburn, Paris, Pea Ridge, Poyen, Prairie Grove, Quitman, Russellville, Salem, Scranton, Siloam Springs, South Conway County, Trumann, Vilonia, Waldron, West Fork, and Wonderview.
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