Special Report

States With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

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30. California
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 5: 687 per 100,000 people (271,684 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 5: 16 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (6,337 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for six days ending July 5: 18 per 100,000 people — 10th most
> Tests completed as of July 5: 12,118 per 100,000 people — 14th most (4,793,353 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 5.7% — 16th lowest
> Date of first known case: 1/25/2020
> Total population: 39,557,045

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29. Minnesota
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 687 per 100,000 people (38,569 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 26 per 100,000 people — 17th most (1,474 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 7 per 100,000 people — 24th most
> Tests completed as of July 6: 12,113 per 100,000 people — 15th most (679,693 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 5.7% — 17th lowest
> Date of first known case: 3/6/2020
> Total population: 5,611,179

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28. Texas
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 699 per 100,000 people (200,557 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 9 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (2,655 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 22 per 100,000 people — 6th most
> Tests completed as of July 6: 7,539 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest (2,163,729 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 9.3% — 15th highest
> Date of first known case: 2/12/2020
> Total population: 28,701,845

27. Pennsylvania
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 702 per 100,000 people (89,854 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 53 per 100,000 people — 11th most (6,753 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 5 per 100,000 people — 17th fewest
> Tests completed as of July 6: 6,439 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (824,700 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 10.9% — 5th highest
> Date of first known case: 3/6/2020
> Total population: 12,807,060

26. North Carolina
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 6: 703 per 100,000 people (72,983 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 6: 13 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (1,396 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 6: 15 per 100,000 people — 15th most
> Tests completed as of July 6: 9,985 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (1,036,838 total tests)
> Positive test rate: 7.0% — 25th highest
> Date of first known case: 3/3/2020
> Total population: 10,383,620