Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

35. Oklahoma
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +17.8%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 86 per 100,000 — 9th fewest (Oklahoma total: 3,410)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 73 per 100,000 — 10th fewest (Oklahoma total: 2,894)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 37 (Oklahoma total: 207)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 56 people per square mile — 16th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 6

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34. Nevada
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +18.1%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 159 per 100,000 — 21st most (Nevada total: 4,821)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 134 per 100,000 — 18th most (Nevada total: 4,081)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 51 (Nevada total: 225)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,323 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest (Nevada total tests: 40,135)
> Population density: 27 people per square mile — 9th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 5

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33. New Jersey
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +18.8%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 1,278 per 100,000 — 2nd most (New Jersey total: 113,856)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 1,076 per 100,000 — 2nd most (New Jersey total: 95,865)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 1,379 (New Jersey total: 6,442)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 2,358 per 100,000 people — 11th most (New Jersey total tests: 210,043)
> Population density: 1,021 people per square mile — the highest
> First confirmed case: March 4

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32. Ohio
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +18.8%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 143 per 100,000 — 25th most (Ohio total: 16,769)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 121 per 100,000 — 21st most (Ohio total: 14,117)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 189 (Ohio total: 799)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 261 people per square mile — 10th highest
> First confirmed case: March 9

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31. Missouri
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +19.0%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 119 per 100,000 — 19th fewest (Missouri total: 7,303)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 100 per 100,000 — 21st fewest (Missouri total: 6,137)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 106 (Missouri total: 314)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,257 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (Missouri total tests: 77,037)
> Population density: 88 people per square mile — 23rd lowest
> First confirmed case: March 7