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

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50. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -5.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 29.7 per 100,000 people — 4th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 34.7 per 100,000 people — the most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,720 per 100,000 people — 5th most (total: 132,973)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 47 per 100,000 people — 19th most (total: 2,276)
> Population: 4.9 million

49. Mississippi
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 20.9 per 100,000 people — 7th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 25.1 per 100,000 people — 5th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,917 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 87,130)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 87 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 2,585)
> Population: 3.0 million

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48. Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 14.3 per 100,000 people — 22nd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 17.0 per 100,000 people — 12th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,231 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 640,370)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 47 per 100,000 people — 17th most (total: 13,492)
> Population: 28.7 million

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47. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 13.7 per 100,000 people — 24th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 16.4 per 100,000 people — 16th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,372 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 71,967)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 46 per 100,000 people — 20th most (total: 1,393)
> Population: 3.0 million

46. Georgia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 19.0 per 100,000 people — 12th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 21.4 per 100,000 people — 6th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,698 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 283,807)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 57 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 6,044)
> Population: 10.5 million

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