Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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30. Wyoming
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +19.3%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 67 per 100,000 — 6th fewest (Wyoming total: 389)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 56 per 100,000 — 7th fewest (Wyoming total: 326)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 1 (Wyoming total: 7)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 6 people per square mile — 2nd lowest
> First confirmed case: March 11

29. South Carolina
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +20.5%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 113 per 100,000 — 17th fewest (South Carolina total: 5,735)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 94 per 100,000 — 18th fewest (South Carolina total: 4,761)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 52 (South Carolina total: 192)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,045 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (South Carolina total tests: 53,115)
> Population density: 159 people per square mile — 18th highest
> First confirmed case: March 6

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28. Pennsylvania
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +21.2%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 338 per 100,000 — 10th most (Pennsylvania total: 43,264)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 279 per 100,000 — 9th most (Pennsylvania total: 35,684)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 94 (Pennsylvania total: 1,716)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 278 people per square mile — 9th highest
> First confirmed case: March 6

27. Alabama
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +21.3%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 139 per 100,000 — 24th fewest (Alabama total: 6,779)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 114 per 100,000 — 25th fewest (Alabama total: 5,589)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 46 (Alabama total: 242)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,567 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest (Alabama total tests: 76,584)
> Population density: 93 people per square mile — 25th highest
> First confirmed case: March 13

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26. Texas
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +24.2%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 91 per 100,000 — 10th fewest (Texas total: 26,171)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 73 per 100,000 — 11th fewest (Texas total: 21,069)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 147 (Texas total: 690)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,047 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (Texas total tests: 300,384)
> Population density: 107 people per square mile — 22nd highest
> First confirmed case: 2/12