Special Report

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

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4. Indiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 13.8 per 100,000 people — 20th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 12.6 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 1,202 per 100,000 people — 23rd fewest (total: 80,415)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 44 per 100,000 people — 17th most (total: 2,924)
> Population: 6.7 million

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3. Tennessee
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 27.3 per 100,000 people — 3rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 26.1 per 100,000 people — 11th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 1,946 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 131,747)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 20 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest (total: 1,345)
> Population: 6.8 million

2. North Dakota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 18.0 per 100,000 people — 14th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 16.3 per 100,000 people — 17th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 1,130 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest (total: 8,587)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 16 per 100,000 people — 12th fewest (total: 125)
> Population: 760,000

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1. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +3.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 13.3 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 9.5 per 100,000 people — 15th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 340 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 4,825)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 3 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 40)
> Population: 1.4 million

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