Special Report

States With The Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases

5. Connecticut
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 939.2 per 100,000 people (33,554 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 83.0 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest (2,967 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 36.4 per 100,000 people — 10th highest (130,192 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 26% — 3rd highest
> Date of first known case: March 8, 2020
> Population density: 644.5 people per sq. mile — 4th highest
> Total population: 3.6 million

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4. Rhode Island
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 1,066.3 per 100,000 people (11,274 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 39.9 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (422 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 86.3 per 100,000 people — the highest (91,213 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 12% — 19th highest
> Date of first known case: March 1, 2020
> Population density: 684.3 people per sq. mile — 2nd highest
> Total population: 1.1 million

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3. Massachusetts
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 1,127.1 per 100,000 people (77,793 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 72.1 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (4,979 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 56.3 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (388,389 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 20% — 6th highest
> Date of first known case: Feb. 1, 2020
> Population density: 654.0 people per sq. mile — 3rd highest
> Total population: 6.9 million

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2. New Jersey
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 1,555.1 per 100,000 people (138,532 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 103.9 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (9,255 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 31.5 per 100,000 people — 15th highest (280,220 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 49% — the highest
> Date of first known case: March 4, 2020
> Population density: 1,021.3 people per sq. mile — the highest
> Total population: 8.9 million

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1. New York
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 1,704.6 per 100,000 people (333,122 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 108.8 per 100,000 people — the highest (21,271 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 59.0 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (1.1 million total tests)
> Positive test rate: 29% — 2nd highest
> Date of first known case: March 1, 2020
> Population density: 358.2 people per sq. mile — 7th highest
> Total population: 19.5 million

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