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Arkansas seeing decline in COVID-19 cases among youth

Updated: Aug. 13, 2020 at 7:42 PM CDT
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (WMC) - Thursday, Arkansas officials discussed a positive trend among younger children and COVID-19 cases.

According to Governor Asa Hutchinson, there is a significant decline in cases among children ages 10 to 18.

He pointed out this is good news as the state is just over a week away from starting school.

State officials also announced a new tool for parents and educators -- the Arkansas Ready to Learn Healthy School guide.

The guide will provide the best and healthy practices for parents and teachers to use as schools reopen.

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