Special Report

States Where the Virus is Growing the Fastest Right Now

35. Maine
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 3.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 47)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 155 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest (total: 2,074)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 5 — 8th fewest
> Tests completed as of May 25: 2,819 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 37,725)
> Population density: 38 people per square mile — 12th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 12

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34. Texas
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 4.0 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 1,159)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 195 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (total: 55,971)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 137 — 15th most
> Tests completed as of May 25: 2,807 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 805,654)
> Population density: 107 people per square mile — 22nd highest
> First confirmed case: Feb. 12

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33. Ohio
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 4.7 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 551)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 278 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest (total: 32,477)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 249 — 8th most
> Tests completed as of May 25: 2,826 per 100,000 people — 8th fewest (total: 330,334)
> Population density: 261 people per square mile — 10th highest
> First confirmed case: March 9

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32. Arkansas
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 5.0 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 150)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 200 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 6,029)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 14 — 13th fewest
> Tests completed as of May 25: 3,704 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 111,622)
> Population density: 57 people per square mile — 17th lowest
> First confirmed case: March 11

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31. Tennessee
> Avg. daily new cases in 7 days ending May 25: 5.0 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 337)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 25: 298 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 20,145)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending May 25: 31 — 21st fewest
> Tests completed as of May 25: 5,666 per 100,000 people — 12th most (total: 383,576)
> Population density: 161 people per square mile — 17th highest
> First confirmed case: March 5

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