Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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50. South Dakota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -5.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 35.2 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 40.6 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 10,414 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (total: 91,875)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 172.2 per 100,000 people — 6th highest (total: 1,519)
> Population: 882,235

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

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49. Tennessee
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -4.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 94 per 100,000 people — 4th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 98.4 per 100,000 people — the highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 9,235 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (total: 625,237)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 109 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 7,381)
> Population: 6,770,010

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

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48. Pennsylvania
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -3.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 57.3 per 100,000 people — 24th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 60.9 per 100,000 people — 15th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,336 per 100,000 people — 10th lowest (total: 683,389)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 132.1 per 100,000 people — 12th highest (total: 16914)
> Population: 12,807,060

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

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47. Idaho
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -3.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 50.3 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 53.8 per 100,000 people — 21st highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,329 per 100,000 people — 9th highest (total: 146,106)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 84.8 per 100,000 people — 17th lowest (total: 1,488)
> Population: 1,754,208

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

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46. California
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -2.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 94.3 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 96.5 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,275 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest (total: 2,482,226)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 69.4 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest (total: 27,462)
> Population: 39,557,045

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