The number of active COVID cases rose by 136 on Friday last week, coming to a total of 3,763 active cases.
It’s part of an upward trend that began a few days after Easter.
After rising by five on Thursday, the number of people hospitalized in the state with covid-19 remained for a second day at 70.
The state’s death toll from the virus, as tracked by the Arkansas Department of Health, rose by three, to 11,471.
See the full article from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette here.