Special Report

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

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44. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -6.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 24.8 per 100,000 people — 7th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 31.7 per 100,000 people — 5th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 2,020 per 100,000 people — 10th most (total: 61,305)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 35 per 100,000 people — 19th most (total: 1,072)
> Population: 3.0 million

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43. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -6.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 20.0 per 100,000 people — 11th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 26.6 per 100,000 people — 8th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 2,095 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 106,497)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 45 per 100,000 people — 16th most (total: 2,269)
> Population: 5.1 million

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42. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -6.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 20.4 per 100,000 people — 10th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 26.5 per 100,000 people — 9th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 1,747 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 52,665)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 20 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 599)
> Population: 3.0 million

41. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -5.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 24.3 per 100,000 people — 8th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 29.9 per 100,000 people — 7th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 2,129 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 104,079)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 37 per 100,000 people — 18th most (total: 1,830)
> Population: 4.9 million

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40. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -3.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 16: 30.1 per 100,000 people — 2nd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending August 9: 34.0 per 100,000 people — 3rd most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 16: 2,692 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 573,416)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of August 16: 45 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 9,587)
> Population: 21.3 million