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COVID-19 Peak Dates for Every State

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Kansas
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/1/2020 (est. 670 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 4/17/2020 (est. 144 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/7/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 286.4 per 100,000 people — 22nd most (total: 8,340)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 5.9 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest (total: 173)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,300.9 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 66,990)

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Kentucky
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/4/2020 (est. 1,139 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 4/19/2020 (est. 295 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/6/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 177.6 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 7,935)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 7.7 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 346)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,250.3 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 145,238)

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Louisiana
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 3/28/2020 (est. 8,982 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 4/13/2020 (est. 2,172 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/9/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 744.8 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 34,709)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 52.4 per 100,000 people — 5th most (total: 2,440)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 5,788.6 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 269,748)

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Maine
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/5/2020 (est. 235 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 4/21/2020 (est. 77 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/12/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 128.0 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 1,713)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 5.3 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest (total: 71)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 2,596.2 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 34,748)

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Maryland
> Est. peak date, total active infections: 4/10/2020 (est. 6,102 active infections)
> Est. peak date, beds needed: 5/11/2020 (est. 2,483 beds needed)
> Date of first known case: 3/5/2020
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 658.0 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 39,762)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 18: 33.5 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 2,023)
> Tests completed as of May 18: 3,425.5 per 100,000 people — 23rd most (total: 206,994)

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