Special Report

States Where the Virus Spread Is Slowing (And Where It’s Still Getting Worse)

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45. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -6.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 18.0 per 100,000 people — 16th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 24.2 per 100,000 people — 13th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 937 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest (total: 57,375)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 21 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest (total: 1,301)
> Population: 6.1 million

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44. New Mexico
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -5.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 9.7 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 14.8 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 1,065 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 22,315)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 33 per 100,000 people — 19th most (total: 685)
> Population: 2.1 million

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43. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -3.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 26.6 per 100,000 people — 8th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 30.1 per 100,000 people — 9th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 1,975 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 100,435)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 40 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 2,031)
> Population: 5.1 million

42. Georgia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -3.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 31.6 per 100,000 people — 6th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 35.0 per 100,000 people — 4th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 2,059 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 216,596)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 40 per 100,000 people — 16th most (total: 4,199)
> Population: 10.5 million

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41. Idaho
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -3.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 26.1 per 100,000 people — 10th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 29.1 per 100,000 people — 10th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 1,406 per 100,000 people — 22nd most (total: 24,671)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 14 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 237)
> Population: 1.8 million

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