Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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25. South Dakota
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +24.5%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 262 per 100,000 — 12th most (South Dakota total: 2,313)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 211 per 100,000 — 12th most (South Dakota total: 1,858)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 2 (South Dakota total: 11)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 1,883 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (South Dakota total tests: 16,612)
> Population density: 11 people per square mile — 5th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 10

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24. California
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +24.6%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 117 per 100,000 — 18th fewest (California total: 46,445)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 94 per 100,000 — 20th fewest (California total: 37,286)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 466 (California total: 1,873)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 242 people per square mile — 11th highest
> First confirmed case: Jan. 25

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23. Utah
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +26.1%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 137 per 100,000 — 23rd fewest (Utah total: 4,343)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 109 per 100,000 — 24th fewest (Utah total: 3,445)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 11 (Utah total: 45)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 3,241 per 100,000 people — 5th most (Utah total tests: 102,439)
> Population density: 37 people per square mile — 11th lowest
> First confirmed case: 2/25

22. New Hampshire
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +26.6%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 148 per 100,000 — 24th most (New Hampshire total: 2,010)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 117 per 100,000 — 24th most (New Hampshire total: 1,588)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 12 (New Hampshire total: 60)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: N/A
> Population density: 145 people per square mile — 19th highest
> First confirmed case: March 2

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21. Arizona
> 7-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases through April 29: +27.3%
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 97 per 100,000 — 12th fewest (Arizona total: 6,948)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 23: 76 per 100,000 — 15th fewest (Arizona total: 5,459)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending April 29: 64 (Arizona total: 293)
> COVID-19 tests completed as of April 29: 940 per 100,000 people — the fewest (Arizona total tests: 67,438)
> Population density: 63 people per square mile — 19th lowest
> First confirmed case: Jan. 26