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States Where the Virus is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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40. Washington
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 2.6 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 196)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 266 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest (total: 20,065)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 59 — 24th most
> Tests completed as of May 25: 4,387 per 100,000 people — 21st most (total: 330,598)
> Population density: 106 people per square mile — 23rd highest
> First confirmed case: Jan. 21

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39. Kentucky
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 3.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 138)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 192 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 8,571)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 25 — 19th fewest
> Tests completed as of May 25: 3,799 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 169,736)
> Population density: 111 people per square mile — 21st highest
> First confirmed case: March 6

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38. South Carolina
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 3.4 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 172)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 200 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest (total: 10,178)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 36 — 22nd fewest
> Tests completed as of May 25: 3,364 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 171,034)
> Population density: 159 people per square mile — 18th highest
> First confirmed case: March 6

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37. Florida
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 3.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 750)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 243 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 51,746)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 185 — 12th most
> Tests completed as of May 25: 4,272 per 100,000 people — 22nd most (total: 909,928)
> Population density: 324 people per square mile — 8th highest
> First confirmed case: March 1

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36. Nevada
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 3.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 107)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 248 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 7,526)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 23 — 18th fewest
> Tests completed as of May 25: 3,298 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (total: 100,066)
> Population density: 27 people per square mile — 9th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 5

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