Special Report

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

40. Montana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: -2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 78 per 100,000 people — 17th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 80 per 100,000 people — 11th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 6,900 per 100,000 people — 8th most (total: 73,303)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 77 per 100,000 people — 23rd fewest (total: 818)
> Population: 1.1 million

39. Illinois
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 72 per 100,000 people — 23rd most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 72 per 100,000 people — 18th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 6,663 per 100,000 people — 11th most (total: 848,904)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 120 per 100,000 people — 10th most (total: 15,339)
> Population: 12.7 million

38. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 56 per 100,000 people — 16th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 56 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 5,632 per 100,000 people — 24th most (total: 345,041)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 74 per 100,000 people — 22nd fewest (total: 4,511)
> Population: 6.1 million

37. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: 0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 8 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 8 per 100,000 people — the fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 1,380 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 19,599)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 19 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest (total: 274)
> Population: 1.4 million

36. Alaska
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 90 per 100,000 people — 5th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 89 per 100,000 people — 7th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 5,579 per 100,000 people — 25th most (total: 41,143)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 24 per 100,000 people — 4th fewest (total: 175)
> Population: 737,438