Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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50. Hawaii
> Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1)
> COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: None
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 45.1 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest (total: 640)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,968.3 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest (total: 42,164)
> Population: 1.4 million (129.9 people per sq. mile — 20th most)
> First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

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49. Montana
> Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1)
> COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: None
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 44.2 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 470)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,651.5 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (total: 28,167)
> Population: 1.1 million (7.2 people per sq. mile — 3rd fewest)
> First confirmed case: March 13, 2020

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48. Alaska
> Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 2)
> COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: None
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 54.1 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 399)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 4,829.0 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 35,611)
> Population: 737,438 (1.1 people per sq. mile — the fewest)
> First confirmed case: March 12, 2020

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47. Vermont
> Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.4 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 2)
> COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 1
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 150.1 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest (total: 940)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,804.1 per 100,000 people — 17th most (total: 23,825)
> Population: 626,299 (65.1 people per sq. mile — 21st fewest)
> First confirmed case: March 7, 2020

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46. West Virginia
> Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 1.0 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 18)
> COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 7
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 82.6 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 1,491)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 4,210.5 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 76,035)
> Population: 1.8 million (74.5 people per sq. mile — 22nd fewest)
> First confirmed case: March 17, 2020

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