Special Report

States With The Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases

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45. Wyoming
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 85.7 per 100,000 people (495 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 1.2 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (7 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 23.2 per 100,000 people — 22nd lowest (13,416 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 4% — 6th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 11, 2020
> Population density: 5.9 people per sq. mile — 2nd lowest
> Total population: 577,737

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44. Maine
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 107.3 per 100,000 people (1,436 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 4.8 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest (64 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 17.1 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (22,953 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 6% — 14th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 12, 2020
> Population density: 37.8 people per sq. mile — 12th lowest
> Total population: 1.3 million

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43. Oklahoma
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 113.9 per 100,000 people (4,490 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 6.8 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest (270 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 24.3 per 100,000 people — 24th highest (95,869 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 5% — 10th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 6, 2020
> Population density: 56.4 people per sq. mile — 16th lowest
> Total population: 3.9 million

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42. Idaho
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 116.8 per 100,000 people (2,049 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 3.8 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest (67 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 18.2 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (31,961 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 6% — 15th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 13, 2020
> Population density: 21.0 people per sq. mile — 7th lowest
> Total population: 1.8 million

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41. Arkansas
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 133.1 per 100,000 people (4,012 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 3.0 per 100,000 people — 7th lowest (91 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 22.9 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest (69,008 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 6% — 12th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 11, 2020
> Population density: 56.7 people per sq. mile — 17th lowest
> Total population: 3.0 million

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