Special Report

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

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49. Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -6.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 17.4 per 100,000 people — 12th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 23.8 per 100,000 people — 3rd most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 2,127 per 100,000 people — 12th most (total: 610,354)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 44 per 100,000 people — 19th most (total: 12,510)
> Population: 28.7 million

48. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -5.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 15.8 per 100,000 people — 17th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 21.7 per 100,000 people — 6th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 2,918 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (total: 621,586)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 53 per 100,000 people — 16th most (total: 11,263)
> Population: 21.3 million

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47. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -5.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 17.0 per 100,000 people — 13th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 22.5 per 100,000 people — 4th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 2,271 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 68,908)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 43 per 100,000 people — 20th most (total: 1,302)
> Population: 3.0 million

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46. California
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -5.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 13.8 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 18.7 per 100,000 people — 10th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 1,769 per 100,000 people — 20th most (total: 699,909)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 33 per 100,000 people — 25th most (total: 12,905)
> Population: 39.6 million

45. Delaware
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 5.6 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 9.9 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 1,793 per 100,000 people — 18th most (total: 17,343)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 62 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 604)
> Population: 1.0 million

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