Ark. increasing COVID-19 contact tracers

Ark. increasing COVID-19 contact tracers
Arkansas is increasing contact tracers in the state. (Source: Gov. Asa Hutchinson on YouTube)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, updated the public at 1:30 p.m. on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.

The state is adding more contact tracers.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces General Dynamics will be assisting the state with contact tracing adding 350 contact tracers starting this week.

Dr. Smith reported the latest COVID-19 numbers in the state.

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