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

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5. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +4.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 20.8 per 100,000 people — 9th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 16.7 per 100,000 people — 10th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 2,709 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 137,708)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 63 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 3,199)
> Population: 5.1 million

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4. Wyoming
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +4.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 10.8 per 100,000 people — 21st fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 6.4 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 843 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 4,871)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 8 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 49)
> Population: 577,737

3. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 27.4 per 100,000 people — 3rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 20.2 per 100,000 people — 6th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 2,513 per 100,000 people — 10th most (total: 75,723)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 39 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 1,181)
> Population: 3.0 million

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2. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 20.9 per 100,000 people — 8th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 13.2 per 100,000 people — 18th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 2,017 per 100,000 people — 22nd most (total: 63,772)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 14 per 100,000 people — 8th fewest (total: 440)
> Population: 3.2 million

1. North Dakota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +9.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 43.9 per 100,000 people — the most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 34.2 per 100,000 people — the most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 2,363 per 100,000 people — 13th most (total: 17,958)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 25 per 100,000 people — 17th fewest (total: 192)
> Population: 760,077

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