Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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45. Massachusetts
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 3.5 per 100,000 people – 13th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 5.0 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 1,553 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 107,210)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 114 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 7,874)
> Population: 6.9 million
> Date of first known case: Feb. 1, 2020

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44. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 5.5 per 100,000 people – 23rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 7.0 per 100,000 people — 17th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 1,557 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 16,459)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 85 per 100,000 people — 5th most (total: 903)
> Population: 1.1 million
> Date of first known case: March 1, 2020

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43. Illinois
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 4.8 per 100,000 people – 24th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 6.1 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 1,077 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 137,224)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 52 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 6,671)
> Population: 12.7 million
> Date of first known case: Jan. 24, 2020

42. Iowa
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 8.7 per 100,000 people – 14th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 10.0 per 100,000 people — 9th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 820 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 25,891)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 22 per 100,000 people — 20th most (total: 685)
> Population: 3.2 million
> Date of first known case: March 8, 2020

41. Vermont
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: .7 per 100,000 people – 2nd fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 1.9 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 186 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 1,163)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 9 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 56)
> Population: 626,299
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020