Special Report

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

35. Vermont
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 19 per 100,000 people — 2nd fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 16 per 100,000 people — 3rd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 919 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 5,753)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 15 per 100,000 people — the fewest (total: 95)
> Population: 626,299

34. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 43 per 100,000 people — 9th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 41 per 100,000 people — 14th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 5,286 per 100,000 people — 25th fewest (total: 1,125,931)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 95 per 100,000 people — 18th most (total: 20,131)
> Population: 21.3 million

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33. Colorado
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 78 per 100,000 people — 19th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 75 per 100,000 people — 15th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 5,060 per 100,000 people — 24th fewest (total: 288,193)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 69 per 100,000 people — 18th fewest (total: 3,958)
> Population: 5.7 million

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32. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 36 per 100,000 people — 5th fewest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 33 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 2,651 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 199,735)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 38 per 100,000 people — 7th fewest (total: 2,879)
> Population: 7.5 million

31. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 13: 91 per 100,000 people — 4th most
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 6: 87 per 100,000 people — 9th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec. 13: 7,399 per 100,000 people — 6th most (total: 233,904)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec. 13: 33 per 100,000 people — 6th fewest (total: 1,055)
> Population: 3.2 million