Special Report

COVID-19 Peak Dates for Every State

Alabama
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/19/2020 (est. 1,873 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 5/12/2020 (est. 422 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/13/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 247.3 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 12,086)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 10.0 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 489)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,198.7 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest (total: 156,350)

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Alaska
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 3/18/2020 (est. 100 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 4/1/2020 (est. 16 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/12/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 54.1 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 399)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 1.4 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest (total: 10)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 4,829.0 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 35,611)

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Arizona
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 6/20/2020 (est. 13,974 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 7/7/2020 (est. 3,323 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 1/26/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 194.3 per 100,000 people — 17th fewest (total: 13,937)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 9.5 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 680)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,830.7 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 203,006)

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Arkansas
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/14/2020 (est. 571 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 5/1/2020 (est. 112 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/11/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 159.7 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 4,813)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 3.3 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 100)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,907.1 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 87,614)

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California
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/5/2020 (est. 10,420 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 5/13/2020 (est. 2,732 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 1/25/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 199.3 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest (total: 78,839)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 8.2 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 3,261)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,122.7 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 1,235,243)

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