As is customary, the new case count dropped on Sunday because of a decline in testing, but it’s up to all the same.

The new count today: 170,924. That’s up  1,542 from yesterday. (and 300 more than the increase last Sunday.)

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Active cases: 18,750, up 143

Deaths: 2,660, up 40.

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The full Health Department’s daily hospital update, somewhat different from the dashboard numbers, shows an increase of 20:

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Said the governor:

With 40 additional deaths, we continue to see the devastating results of not following CDC and Department of Health recommendations. Please do your part to contribute to a healthy Arkansas.

There’s also this news on COVID-19 today on the national level:

I don’t wish Giuliani ill, but as a practical matter, it shouldn’t do much harm to his leadership of the elite legal team waging war against Joe Biden’s defeat of Donald Trump.

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The Democracy Docket, which is tracking the legal battle from the Democratic side, has a new dashboard, too:

The line is open.