Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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45. Montana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -1.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 36 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 37.9 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,913 per 100,000 people — 15th highest (total: 84,060)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 95.5 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest (total: 1,015)
> Population: 1,062,305

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

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44. Colorado
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -1.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 40.3 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 42 per 100,000 people — 17th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,091 per 100,000 people — 17th lowest (total: 346,893)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 87.6 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest (total: 4,991)
> Population: 5,695,564

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

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43. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -1.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 73.2 per 100,000 people — 11th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 74.4 per 100,000 people — 4th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,902 per 100,000 people — 16th highest (total: 311,573)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 66.8 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest (total: 2633)
> Population: 3,943,079

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

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42. New Mexico
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 56.4 per 100,000 people — 22nd lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 56.6 per 100,000 people — 18th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,158 per 100,000 people — 22nd highest (total: 149,984)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 126 per 100,000 people — 16th highest (total: 2,641)
> Population: 2,095,428

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

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41. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 64.7 per 100,000 people — 19th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 64.7 per 100,000 people — 12th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,823 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 237,393)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 108.6 per 100,000 people — 20th highest (total: 3,295)
> Population: 3,034,392

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