Special Report

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

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40. Michigan
> 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. 20: 8.0 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 8.1 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 1,281 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest (total: 128,087)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 70 per 100,000 people — 9th most (total: 6,969)
> Population: 10.0 million

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39. Maryland
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 9.8 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 9.8 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 1,988 per 100,000 people — 23rd most (total: 120,156)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 64 per 100,000 people — 12th most (total: 3,879)
> Population: 6.0 million

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38. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 20: 12.8 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 12.8 per 100,000 people — 20th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 3,210 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (total: 683,754)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 63 per 100,000 people — 13th most (total: 13,459)
> Population: 21.3 million

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37. Virginia
> 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. 20: 11.6 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 11.6 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 1,650 per 100,000 people — 20th fewest (total: 140,511)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 35 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 3,015)
> Population: 8.5 million

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36. Ohio
> 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. 20: 8.9 per 100,000 people — 17th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 8.8 per 100,000 people — 17th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 1,235 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest (total: 144,309)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 39 per 100,000 people — 23rd most (total: 4,615)
> Population: 11.7 million

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