From: Ozarks First/KTHV
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) confirms 62 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas.
“It is clear to me that we do have increasing community spread,” said Gov. Asa Hutchinson in a 2:00 presser.
Gov. Hutchinson announces K-12 schools will remain closed until April 17. Education will continue through alternate methods.
State government employees will work through telecommunications and on-site work. Hospitals are mandated to screen staff and faculty.
In terms of bars and restaurants, dine-in services will be closed. They will only be open for carryout and delivery.
All gyms are now to be closed for non-essential functions.