Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Spreading the Fastest Right Now

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50. Washington
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Apr. 9: +45.9% (6,585 to 9,608)
> Confirmed COVID-19 rate as of Apr. 9: 127.5 per 100,000 — 10th highest
> Population density: 105.7 people per square mile — 23rd highest
> Days between 1st case (1/21/2020) and beginning of statewide stay-at-home order (3/23/2020): 62
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending Apr. 9: 206 (Washington total: 478)

49. Montana
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Apr. 9: +46.9% (241 to 354)
> Confirmed COVID-19 rate as of Apr. 9: 33.3 per 100,000 — 7th lowest
> Population density: 7.2 people per square mile — 3rd lowest
> Days between 1st case (3/13/2020) and beginning of statewide stay-at-home order (3/28/2020): 15
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending Apr. 9: 1 (Montana total: 6)

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48. Maine
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Apr. 9: +48.9% (376 to 560)
> Confirmed COVID-19 rate as of Apr. 9: 41.8 per 100,000 — 16th lowest
> Population density: 37.8 people per square mile — 12th lowest
> Days between 1st case (3/12/2020) and beginning of statewide stay-at-home order (4/2/2020): 21
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending Apr. 9: 9 (Maine total: 16)

47. Idaho
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Apr. 9: +51.9% (891 to 1,353)
> Confirmed COVID-19 rate as of Apr. 9: 77.1 per 100,000 — 19th highest
> Population density: 21.0 people per square mile — 7th lowest
> Days between 1st case (3/13/2020) and beginning of statewide stay-at-home order (3/25/2020): 12
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending Apr. 9: 15 (Idaho total: 24)

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46. Tennessee
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Apr. 9: +55.3% (2,869 to 4,456)
> Confirmed COVID-19 rate as of Apr. 9: 65.8 per 100,000 — 21st highest
> Population density: 160.6 people per square mile — 17th highest
> Days between 1st case (3/5/2020) and beginning of statewide stay-at-home order (3/31/2020): 26
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending Apr. 9: 63 (Tennessee total: 95)