Many more cases, more deaths (though a reduction in three previously reported deaths from “probable” cases and a new high for hospitalizations.

Governor Hutchinson didn’t have much to work with on his daily spin:

“There seems to be a pattern of increased cases toward the latter part of the week as so many go in for testing after a weekend. If the trend holds, cases may go up again toward the end of the week and then decline from there. Regardless, we are hoping to keep the peak this week lower than last week. Everyone do your part.”