Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest

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30. Minnesota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 7.2 per 100,000 people – 24th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 6.5 per 100,000 people — 21st most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 687 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 38,569)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 26 per 100,000 people — 17th most (total: 1,474)
> Population: 5.6 million
> Date of first known case: March 6, 2020

29. Wyoming
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 5.3 per 100,000 people – 19th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 4.6 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 283 per 100,000 people — 8th fewest (total: 1,634)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 3 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 20)
> Population: 577,737
> Date of first known case: March 11, 2020

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28. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 10.0 per 100,000 people – 19th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 9.3 per 100,000 people — 16th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 404 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 15,928)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 10 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest (total: 398)
> Population: 3.9 million
> Date of first known case: March 6, 2020

27. West Virginia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 3.0 per 100,000 people – 8th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 2.1 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 185 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 3,335)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 5 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 95)
> Population: 1.8 million
> Date of first known case: March 17, 2020

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26. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 6.9 per 100,000 people – 25th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending June 29: 5.9 per 100,000 people — 23rd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 476 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 35,898)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 6: 18 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 1,359)
> Population: 7.5 million
> Date of first known case: Jan. 21, 2020

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