Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest

45. Vermont
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 0.9 per 100,000 people – the fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 1.1 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 199 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (total: 1,249)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 9 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest (total: 56)
> Population: 626,299
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020

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44. New York
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 3.0 per 100,000 people – 9th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 3.2 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 2,032 per 100,000 people — the most (total: 397,131)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 127 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (total: 24,904)
> Population: 19.5 million
> Date of first known case: March 1, 2020

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43. New Hampshire
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 1.8 per 100,000 people – 4th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 2.0 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 436 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (total: 5,914)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 28 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 382)
> Population: 1.4 million
> Date of first known case: March 2, 2020

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42. Massachusetts
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 3.0 per 100,000 people – 7th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 3.1 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 1,596 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 110,137)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 119 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 8,198)
> Population: 6.9 million
> Date of first known case: Feb. 1, 2020

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41. Connecticut
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for 6 days ending July 5: 2.3 per 100,000 people – 5th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 2.2 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 5: 1,315 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 46,976)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 5: 121 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 4,338)
> Population: 3.6 million
> Date of first known case: March 8, 2020

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