Special Report

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

45. Idaho
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 14.4 per 100,000 people — 20th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 16.6 per 100,000 people — 14th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 1,923 per 100,000 people — 17th most (total: 33,741)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 02 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 36)
> Population: 1.8 million

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44. California
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 11.9 per 100,000 people — 23rd fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 14.0 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 1,859 per 100,000 people — 21st most (total: 735,235)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 35 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 13,726)
> Population: 39.6 million

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43. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 7.3 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 9.0 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,104 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 22,243)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 100 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 1,055)
> Population: 1.1 million

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42. 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 Sept. 7: 13.7 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 14.9 per 100,000 people — 20th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 1,500 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest (total: 100,394)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 47 per 100,000 people — 18th most (total: 3,144)
> Population: 6.7 million

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41. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 16.5 per 100,000 people — 15th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 17.0 per 100,000 people — 13th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 694 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 9,855)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 06 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 85)
> Population: 1.4 million

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