Special Report

States With The Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases

40. Texas
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 135.4 per 100,000 people (38,869 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 3.8 per 100,000 people — 10th lowest (1,088 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 17.5 per 100,000 people — 5th lowest (501,776 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 8% — 22nd lowest
> Date of first known case: Feb. 12, 2020
> Population density: 106.9 people per sq. mile — 22nd highest
> Total population: 28.7 million

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39. North Carolina
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 142.2 per 100,000 people (14,764 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 5.3 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (547 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 18.5 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest (192,135 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 8% — 20th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 3, 2020
> Population density: 192.9 people per sq. mile — 14th highest
> Total population: 10.4 million

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38. Kentucky
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 144.1 per 100,000 people (6,440 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 6.8 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest (304 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 19.5 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest (86,923 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 7% — 18th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 6, 2020
> Population density: 110.6 people per sq. mile — 21st highest
> Total population: 4.5 million

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37. Vermont
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 148.0 per 100,000 people (927 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 8.5 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest (53 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 32.0 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (20,048 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 5% — 9th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020
> Population density: 65.1 people per sq. mile — 21st lowest
> Total population: 626,299

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36. South Carolina
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 150.5 per 100,000 people (7,653 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 6.5 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest (331 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 16.6 per 100,000 people — the lowest (84,457 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 9% — 24th highest
> Date of first known case: March 6, 2020
> Population density: 158.8 people per sq. mile — 18th highest
> Total population: 5.1 million

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