Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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5. Louisiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 17.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 63 per 100,000 people — 20th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 45.1 per 100,000 people — 20th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,157 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest (total: 333,524)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 164.8 per 100,000 people — 8th highest (total: 7681)
> Population: 4,659,978

These are all the counties in Louisiana where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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4. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 20.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 87.3 per 100,000 people — 5th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 66.4 per 100,000 people — 9th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 9,029 per 100,000 people — 6th highest (total: 95,463)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 178.8 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest (total: 1,890)
> Population: 1,057,315

These are all the counties in Rhode Island where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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3. Arizona
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 20.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 105.6 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 84.6 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,013 per 100,000 people — 12th highest (total: 574,680)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 131.7 per 100,000 people — 13th highest (total: 9,444)
> Population: 7,171,646

These are all the counties in Arizona where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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2. Kansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 23.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 78.4 per 100,000 people — 7th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 55.1 per 100,000 people — 20th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,134 per 100,000 people — 10th highest (total: 236,818)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 104 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest (total: 3,027)
> Population: 2,911,510

These are all the counties in Kansas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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1. New Jersey
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 60 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 106.9 per 100,000 people — the highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 46.9 per 100,000 people — 24th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,255 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest (total: 557,219)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 219.1 per 100,000 people — the highest (total: 19,523)
> Population: 8,908,520

These are all the counties in New Jersey where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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