Special Report

States With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

5. Connecticut
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 31: 1,196 per 100,000 people (42,743 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 31: 111 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (3,970 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of May 31: 7,258 per 100,000 people — 9th most (259,320 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 16.5% — 5th highest
> Date of first known case: 3/8/2020
> Total population: 3,572,665

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4. Rhode Island
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 1,418 per 100,000 people (14,991 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 1: 68 per 100,000 people — 5th most (720 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of June 1: 14,833 per 100,000 people — the most (156,835 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 9.6% — 20th highest
> Date of first known case: 3/1/2020
> Total population: 1,057,315

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3. Massachusetts
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 1,460 per 100,000 people (100,805 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 1: 102 per 100,000 people — 4th most (7,035 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of June 1: 8,692 per 100,000 people — 6th most (599,919 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 16.8% — 4th highest
> Date of first known case: 2/1/2020
> Total population: 6,902,149

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2. New Jersey
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 1,806 per 100,000 people (160,918 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 1: 132 per 100,000 people — the most (11,721 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of June 1: 8,931 per 100,000 people — 5th most (795,600 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 20.2% — the highest
> Date of first known case: 3/4/2020
> Total population: 8,908,520

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1. New York
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 1: 1,902 per 100,000 people (371,711 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 1: 123 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (23,959 total deaths)
> Tests completed as of June 1: 10,816 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (2,113,777 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 17.6% — 2nd highest
> Date of first known case: 3/1/2020
> Total population: 19,542,209

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