Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest

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40. Virginia
> 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: 6.4 per 100,000 people – 25th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 6.3 per 100,000 people — 25th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 776 per 100,000 people — 21st most (total: 66,102)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 22 per 100,000 people — 22nd most (total: 1,853)
> Population: 8.5 million
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020

39. New Jersey
> 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: 3.5 per 100,000 people – 10th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 3.3 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 1,946 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (total: 173,402)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 171 per 100,000 people — the most (total: 15,211)
> Population: 8.9 million
> Date of first known case: March 4, 2020

38. Hawaii
> 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: 1.0 per 100,000 people – 2nd fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 0.8 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 72 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 1,023)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 1 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 19)
> Population: 1.4 million
> Date of first known case: March 6, 2020

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37. Maine
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 2.5 per 100,000 people – 6th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 2.1 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 255 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 3,415)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 8 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest (total: 109)
> Population: 1.3 million
> Date of first known case: March 12, 2020

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36. Michigan
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 3.5 per 100,000 people – 11th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 3.1 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 730 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 72,941)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 62 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 6,218)
> Population: 10.0 million
> Date of first known case: March 10, 2020

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