Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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20. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 4.0 per 100,000 people – 19th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 3.2 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 296 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 18,143)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 16 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 961)
> Population: 6.1 million
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020

19. Ohio
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 4.1 per 100,000 people – 21st fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 3.3 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 390 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 45,537)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 23 per 100,000 people — 18th most (total: 2,704)
> Population: 11.7 million
> Date of first known case: March 9, 2020

18. Louisiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 11.3 per 100,000 people – 8th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 10.2 per 100,000 people — 7th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 1,078 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 50,239)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 64 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 3,004)
> Population: 4.7 million
> Date of first known case: March 9, 2020

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17. North Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 22: 11.9 per 100,000 people – 7th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 10.9 per 100,000 people — 4th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 516 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 53,605)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 12 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 1,223)
> Population: 10.4 million
> Date of first known case: March 3, 2020

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16. California
> 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: 8.3 per 100,000 people – 15th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 15: 7.0 per 100,000 people — 18th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 22: 450 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest (total: 178,054)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 22: 14 per 100,000 people — 23rd fewest (total: 5,515)
> Population: 39.6 million
> Date of first known case: Jan. 25, 2020