Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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30. Nebraska
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 49.3 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 46.2 per 100,000 people — 22nd lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,865 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 171,033)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 87.7 per 100,000 people — 20th lowest (total: 1,692)
> Population: 1,929,268

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

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29. Wisconsin
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 39 per 100,000 people — 10th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 35.7 per 100,000 people — 10th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,510 per 100,000 people — 8th highest (total: 494,747)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 86.7 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest (total: 5,039)
> Population: 5,813,568

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

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28. Delaware
> 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: 68.7 per 100,000 people — 16th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 65.3 per 100,000 people — 10th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,382 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest (total: 61,729)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 97.9 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest (total: 947)
> Population: 967,171

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

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27. Vermont
> 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: 17 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 13.5 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 1,303 per 100,000 people — the lowest (total: 8,158)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 24.3 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 152)
> Population: 626,299

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

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26. Maryland
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 42.3 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 38.5 per 100,000 people — 12th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 4,847 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (total: 292,904)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 101.5 per 100,000 people — 25th highest (total: 6,132)
> Population: 6,042,718

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