Hospitalizations rise in Arkansas, new cases start to slow

Hospitalizations rise in Arkansas, new cases start to slow
(Source: AP)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - Hospitalizations in Arkansas rose 31 on Monday, with 1,371 hospitalized.

The Arkansas Department of Health reports 1,268 new cases no counties from Region 8 were listed in the list for top counties.

Active cases in the state were set at 25,534, down 1,958 from Sunday.

Those on ventilators also went up 31 from Sunday at 268.

An additional 38 deaths were recorded, bringing the state’s death toll to 4,081.

“Today’s report of 31 additional hospitalizations will add to the workload of our health care workers. The better news is the new cases are starting to slow somewhat. Let’s work toward a true downward trend,” Gov. Hutchinson said.

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