Special Report

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

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35. Colorado
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 7.7 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 9.8 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 889 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest (total: 50,660)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 33 per 100,000 people — 20th most (total: 1,858)
> Population: 5.7 million

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34. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 14.0 per 100,000 people — 21st most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 16.1 per 100,000 people — 17th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 1,396 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 44,127)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 11 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest (total: 336)
> Population: 3.2 million

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33. Wyoming
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 6.9 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 8.9 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 528 per 100,000 people — 8th fewest (total: 3,050)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 5 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 28)
> Population: 578,000

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32. Connecticut
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 2.8 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 4.4 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 1,408 per 100,000 people — 21st most (total: 50,320)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 124 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 4,441)
> Population: 3.6 million

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31. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 9.6 per 100,000 people — 17th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 3: 11.2 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 9: 837 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest (total: 63,072)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 9: 22 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 1,688)
> Population: 7.5 million

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