Special Report

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

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35. Oregon
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 6: 5.1 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 5.6 per 100,000 people — 10th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 6: 669 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (total: 28,044)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 6: 11 per 100,000 people — 8th fewest (total: 481)
> Population: 4.2 million

34. Connecticut
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 3.3 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 3.7 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 1,494 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 53,365)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 125 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 4,468)
> Population: 3.6 million

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33. Vermont
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 1.1 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 1.1 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 264 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 1,651)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 09 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (total: 58)
> Population: 626,299

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32. Massachusetts
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 4.7 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 4.7 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 1,754 per 100,000 people — 23rd most (total: 121,046)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 129 per 100,000 people — 3rd most (total: 8,925)
> Population: 6.9 million

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31. Arizona
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 7: 7.6 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Aug. 31: 7.5 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 7: 2,872 per 100,000 people — 4th most (total: 205,964)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 7: 73 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 5,219)
> Population: 7.2 million

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