Ten days after having its first confirmed case of the coronavirus COVID-19, Logan County saw its first recovery statistic according to an Arkansas Department of Health website.
But on Saturday morning the ADH also confirmed a third case of the virus had reached Logan County.
The ADH had attributed the first case of the virus in Logan County to the Scranton area. A second case was confirmed four days later.
The local recovery came in an ADH update that saw the overall recovery count for Arkansas top 500.
As of Monday’s news briefing, Dr. Nate Smith, the state Secretary of State, there were more than 749 cases closed as recoveries across the state.
When the county saw its first case of recovery there had been 35 tests returned as negative with two positives. As of Monday of this week the count of negative tests had increased to 40.
Among neighboring counties, Pope continues to be the most effected by the health emergency, and most tested.
As of Monday, Pope County had 1,187 negative tests and 35 positive cases, with 16 recoveries.
Johnson County also surpassed the 20 positive case count on Friday and now stood at 22 as of Monday morning. The count includes 11 recorded recoveries.
Neighboring Franklin and Scott counties have a single case, with Scott’s lone case having moved to recovery Saturday.
However, Scott County also had only four negative tests on Monday.
Yell County had its second confirmed and first recovered case last week and Sebastian stands at 11 confirmed cases, with eight recoveries at the beginning of the week.