According to the Arkansas Department of Health, a 13th Saline County resident has died due to COVID-19.

It is unknown who the 13th person is. The age and gender of this person is also unknown at this time, along with if this person passed away in the county or outside of the county.

However, COVID-19-related cases and deaths are reported back to the county or state of residence, not where the case is confirmed.

Currently, Saline County has 1,591 confirmed cases with 199 active. Recoveries have risen to 1,379.

The Saline Courier continues to cover the pandemic closely each day.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is expected to address the state at 1:30 p.m. today.

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