Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest

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5. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 7.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 12: 43.1 per 100,000 people — 2nd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 5: 35.7 per 100,000 people — 2nd most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 12: 1,267 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 269,811)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 12: 20 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 4,242)
> Population: 21.3 million
> Date of first known case: March 1, 2020

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4. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 8.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 12: 11.7 per 100,000 people — 19th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 5: 3.2 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 12: 448 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 27,443)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 12: 17 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 1,069)
> Population: 6.1 million
> Date of first known case: March 7, 2020

3. Idaho
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 8.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 12: 22.1 per 100,000 people — 11th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 5: 13.5 per 100,000 people — 15th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 12: 621 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest (total: 10,902)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 12: 6 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 102)
> Population: 1.8 million
> Date of first known case: March 13, 2020

2. Arizona
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 8.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 12: 52.4 per 100,000 people — the most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 5: 43.6 per 100,000 people — the most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 12: 1,708 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 122,467)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 12: 31 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 2,237)
> Population: 7.2 million
> Date of first known case: January 26, 2020

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1. Louisiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 9.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 12: 33.5 per 100,000 people — 3rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 5: 24.2 per 100,000 people — 4th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 12: 1,676 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 78,122)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 12: 71 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 3,308)
> Population: 4.7 million
> Date of first known case: March 9, 2020