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States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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5. Rhode Island
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 1: 13 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 137)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 1,418 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 14,991)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 1: 84
> Tests completed as of June 1: 14,833 per 100,000 people — the most (total: 156,835)
> Population: 1.1 million (684 people per sq. mile)
> First confirmed case: March 1

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4. Illinois
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 1: 14 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 1,725)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 952 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 121,234)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 1: 467
> Tests completed as of June 1: 7,207 per 100,000 people — 10th most (total: 918,273)
> Population: 12.7 million (220 people per sq. mile)
> First confirmed case: Jan. 24

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3. Virginia
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 1: 14 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 1,155)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 533 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 45,398)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 1: 200
> Tests completed as of June 1: 3,787 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (total: 322,568)
> Population: 8.5 million (199 people per sq. mile)
> First confirmed case: March 7

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2. Nebraska
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 1: 14 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 271)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 744 per 100,000 people — 10th most (total: 14,345)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 1: 17
> Tests completed as of June 1: 5,524 per 100,000 people — 16th most (total: 106,570)
> Population: 1.9 million (25 people per sq. mile)
> First confirmed case: Feb. 17

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1. Maryland
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 1: 15 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 901)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 883 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 53,327)
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 1: 199
> Tests completed as of June 1: 5,109 per 100,000 people — 21st most (total: 308,730)
> Population: 6.0 million (487 people per sq. mile)
> First confirmed case: March 5

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