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States With The Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases

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20. New Mexico
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 232.1 per 100,000 people (4,863 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 9.5 per 100,000 people — 22nd highest (200 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 48.9 per 100,000 people — 5th highest (102,498 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 5% — 11th lowest
> Date of first known case: March 11, 2020
> Population density: 17.2 people per sq. mile — 6th lowest
> Total population: 2.1 million

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19. Virginia
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 269.6 per 100,000 people (22,962 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 9.5 per 100,000 people — 21st highest (813 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 19.7 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest (167,758 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 14% — 17th highest
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020
> Population density: 199.1 people per sq. mile — 13th highest
> Total population: 8.5 million

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18. Mississippi
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 318.1 per 100,000 people (9,501 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 14.4 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (430 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 30.8 per 100,000 people — 16th highest (91,999 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 10% — 22nd highest
> Date of first known case: March 11, 2020
> Population density: 61.7 people per sq. mile — 18th lowest
> Total population: 3.0 million

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17. Georgia
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 318.7 per 100,000 people (33,524 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 13.4 per 100,000 people — 15th highest (1,405 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 23.2 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest (244,458 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 14% — 16th highest
> Date of first known case: March 2, 2020
> Population density: 177.0 people per sq. mile — 16th highest
> Total population: 10.5 million

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16. Colorado
> COVID-19 infection rate as of May 10, 2020: 345.9 per 100,000 people (19,703 total cases)
> COVID-19 death rate as of May 10, 2020: 17.0 per 100,000 people — 13th highest (971 total deaths)
> Testing rate as of May 10, 2020: 18.3 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest (104,077 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 19% — 8th highest
> Date of first known case: March 5, 2020
> Population density: 54.7 people per sq. mile — 14th lowest
> Total population: 5.7 million

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