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Gov. Hutchinson tweets new total vaccination numbers for the week


Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks during a town hall meeting in Texarkana, Ark., regarding COVID-19 vaccines Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Kelsi Brinkmeyer/The Texarkana Gazette via AP)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Governor Asa Hutchinson took to Twitter Saturday to give encouraging news on Arkansas vaccination efforts.

Hutchinson says that efforts exceeded previous weeks with 8,869 doses were given out as of Friday’s reporting.

According to Hutchinson, almost three-fourths of the vaccinated received their first dose this week.

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