Special Report

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

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39. Tennessee
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 20.9 per 100,000 people — 7th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 22.2 per 100,000 people — 5th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 2,249 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 152,280)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 25 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 1,725)
> Population: 6.8 million

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38. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 6.4 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 7.5 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 986 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest (total: 74,320)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 25 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 1,905)
> Population: 7.5 million

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37. Alaska
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 9.8 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 10.8 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 825 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest (total: 6,086)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 05 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest (total: 37)
> Population: 747,000

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36. Oregon
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 5.6 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 6.4 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 634 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 26,554)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 11 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 458)
> Population: 4.2 million

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35. Maryland
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 30: 9.0 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 23: 9.8 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 30: 1,784 per 100,000 people — 19th most (total: 107,791)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Aug. 30: 62 per 100,000 people — 12th most (total: 3,752)
> Population: 6.0 million

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