Special Report

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

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30. Vermont
> 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. 20: 0.9 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 0.6 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 274 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 1,715)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 9 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest (total: 58)
> Population: 626,299

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29. Alabama
> 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. 20: 18.7 per 100,000 people — 11th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 18.4 per 100,000 people — 8th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 2,966 per 100,000 people — 5th most (total: 144,962)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 50 per 100,000 people — 19th most (total: 2,437)
> Population: 4.9 million

28. Minnesota
> 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. 20: 11.6 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 11.2 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 1,604 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 90,017)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 35 per 100,000 people — 23rd fewest (total: 1,965)
> Population: 5.6 million

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27. 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. 20: 4.9 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 4.5 per 100,000 people — 8th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 735 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 30,801)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 13 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 526)
> Population: 4.2 million

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26. Maine
> 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. 20: 2.2 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Sept. 13: 1.8 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 20: 379 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest (total: 5,079)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Sept. 20: 10 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 139)
> Population: 1.3 million

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