Special Report

States Where the Virus Growing the Fastest

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5. Rhode Island
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 7: 11 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 112)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 7: 1,460 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 15,441)
> Total COVID-19 related deaths through June 7: 772 — 24th most
> Tests completed as of June 7: 16,148 per 100,000 people — the most (total: 170,739)
> Population: 1,057,315 — 7th lowest

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4. Virginia
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 7: 11 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 974)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 7: 595 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 50,681)
> Total COVID-19 related deaths through June 7: 1,472 — 17th most
> Tests completed as of June 7: 4,464 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest (total: 380,201)
> Population: 8,517,685 — 12th highest

3. Nebraska
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 7: 13 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 260)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 7: 810 per 100,000 people — 10th most (total: 15,634)
> Total COVID-19 related deaths through June 7: 188 — 14th fewest
> Tests completed as of June 7: 6,301 per 100,000 people — 18th most (total: 121,569)
> Population: 1,929,268 — 14th lowest

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2. Maryland
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 7: 14 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 853)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 7: 959 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 57,973)
> Total COVID-19 related deaths through June 7: 2,749 — 10th most
> Tests completed as of June 7: 6,037 per 100,000 people — 23rd most (total: 364,803)
> Population: 6,042,718 — 19th highest

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1. Massachusetts
> Avg. daily new daily cases in 7 days ending June 7: 15 per 100,000 people (total avg. daily new cases: 1,018)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 7: 1,499 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 103,436)
> Total COVID-19 related deaths through June 7: 7,316 — 3rd most
> Tests completed as of June 7: 9,397 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 648,616)
> Population: 6,902,149 — 15th highest