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States With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

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30. Utah
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 229.0 per 100,000 people (7,238 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 2.5 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (80 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 5,402 per 100,000 people — 8th most (170,752 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 4.2% — 10th fewest
> Date of first known case: 2/25/2020
> Population density: 37.2 people per sq. mile — 11th fewest
> Total population: 3,161,105

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29. Nevada
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 229.1 per 100,000 people (6,952 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 11.5 per 100,000 people — 21st most (350 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,661 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (80,732 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 8.6% — 23rd most
> Date of first known case: 3/5/2020
> Population density: 27.4 people per sq. mile — 9th fewest
> Total population: 3,034,392

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28. Ohio
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 243.4 per 100,000 people (28,454 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 14.2 per 100,000 people — 16th most (1,657 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,310 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (270,041 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 10.5% — 19th most
> Date of first known case: 3/9/2020
> Population density: 260.8 people per sq. mile — 10th most
> Total population: 11,689,442

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27. Washington
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 244.6 per 100,000 people (18,433 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 13.3 per 100,000 people — 17th most (1,001 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,785 per 100,000 people — 18th most (285,243 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 6.5% — 17th fewest
> Date of first known case: 1/21/2020
> Population density: 105.7 people per sq. mile — 23rd most
> Total population: 7,535,591

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26. Alabama
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 247.3 per 100,000 people (12,086 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 10.0 per 100,000 people — 24th most (489 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,199 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest (156,350 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 7.7% — 25th most
> Date of first known case: 3/13/2020
> Population density: 93.2 people per sq. mile — 25th most
> Total population: 4,887,871

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