Special Report

States Where the Virus Is Spreading the Fastest

30. Kansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 29: 93 per 100,000 people — 9th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 22: 94 per 100,000 people — 11th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 29: 5,256 per 100,000 people — 13th most (total: 153,021)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 29: 53 per 100,000 people — 19th fewest (total: 1,529)
> Population: 2.9 million

29. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 29: 56 per 100,000 people — 24th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 22: 57 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 29: 5,184 per 100,000 people — 14th most (total: 156,247)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 29: 82 per 100,000 people — 16th most (total: 2,470)
> Population: 3.0 million

28. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 29: 29 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 22: 30 per 100,000 people — 11th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 29: 4,251 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest (total: 216,129)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 29: 86 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 4,353)
> Population: 5.1 million

27. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 29: 83 per 100,000 people — 13th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 22: 84 per 100,000 people — 15th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 29: 5,103 per 100,000 people — 15th most (total: 53,954)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 29: 127 per 100,000 people — 7th most (total: 1,346)
> Population: 1.1 million

26. Massachusetts
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 29: 37 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 22: 38 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 29: 3,259 per 100,000 people — 13th fewest (total: 224,964)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 29: 155 per 100,000 people — 2nd most (total: 10,722)
> Population: 6.9 million