Special Report

States With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

35. North Dakota
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 502 per 100,000 people (3,816 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 11 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest (80 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 5 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest
> Tests completed as of July 6: 14,884 per 100,000 people — 7th most (113,128 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 3.4% — 7th lowest
> Date of first known case: 3/11/2020
> Total population: 760,077

34. Wisconsin
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 543 per 100,000 people (31,577 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 14 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (796 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 9 per 100,000 people — 21st most
> Tests completed as of July 6: 10,591 per 100,000 people — 21st most (615,688 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 5.1% — 14th lowest
> Date of first known case: 2/5/2020
> Total population: 5,813,568

33. Kansas
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 547 per 100,000 people (15,919 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 10 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (277 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 10 per 100,000 people — 18th most
> Tests completed as of July 6: 6,579 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (191,561 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 8.3% — 22nd highest
> Date of first known case: 3/7/2020
> Total population: 2,911,510

32. Colorado
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 598 per 100,000 people (34,065 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 30 per 100,000 people — 14th most (1,701 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 4 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Tests completed as of July 6: 6,194 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest (352,758 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 9.7% — 10th highest
> Date of first known case: 3/5/2020
> Total population: 5,695,564

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31. New Mexico
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 633 per 100,000 people (13,256 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 24 per 100,000 people — 20th most (513 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 9 per 100,000 people — 20th most
> Tests completed as of July 6: 17,899 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (375,054 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 3.5% — 9th lowest
> Date of first known case: 3/11/2020
> Total population: 2,095,428