Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

45. Idaho
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +8.6%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 109 per 100,000 — 16th fewest (Idaho total: 1,917)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 101 per 100,000 — 22nd fewest (Idaho total: 1,766)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 7 (Idaho total: 58)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,143 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (Idaho total tests: 20,052)
> Population density: 21 people per square mile — 7th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 13

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44. Washington
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +10.8%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 184 per 100,000 — 18th most (Washington total: 13,842)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 166 per 100,000 — 16th most (Washington total: 12,494)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 104 (Washington total: 786)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 2,422 per 100,000 people — 9th most (Washington total tests: 182,515)
> Population density: 106 people per square mile — 23rd highest
> First confirmed case: 1/21

43. West Virginia
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +13.7%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 61 per 100,000 — 5th fewest (West Virginia total: 1,095)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 53 per 100,000 — 6th fewest (West Virginia total: 963)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 9 (West Virginia total: 38)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 2,300 per 100,000 people — 13th most (West Virginia total tests: 41,526)
> Population density: 75 people per square mile — 22nd lowest
> First confirmed case: March 17

42. Maine
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +14.7%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 78 per 100,000 — 8th fewest (Maine total: 1,040)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 68 per 100,000 — 8th fewest (Maine total: 907)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 12 (Maine total: 51)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 38 people per square mile — 12th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 12

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41. New York
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +14.7%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 1,510 per 100,000 — the most (New York total: 295,106)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 1,316 per 100,000 — the most (New York total: 257,216)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 2,336 (New York total: 17,638)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 4,324 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (New York total tests: 844,994)
> Population density: 358 people per square mile — 7th highest
> First confirmed case: March 1