Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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New cases of COVID-19 continue to rise every day in the United States. There were an average of 63.9 new daily cases of the virus for every 100,000 Americans over the past week, up from an average of 56.3 new daily cases per 100,000 the week before.

Nationwide, the average number of new daily infections has increased in 40 states, decreased in eight, and remained effectively unchanged in two over the past week.

In total, there have been about 20,970,000 documented cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States since the first known infection was identified in Washington state on Jan. 21, 2020.

Though the first case of the virus in the United States was on the West Coast, the early epicenter of the outbreak was on the other side of the country, in New York City. In the months since, the parts of the country hit hardest by the virus shifted to the Southeast, the Midwest, and California.

The current increase in cases nationwide is being driven disproportionately by New Jersey and Kansas, the two states where the average number of new daily cases is climbing the fastest on a per capita basis.

To date, North Dakota has had the highest number of COVID-19 cases per capita of any state, at 12,345 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, there has been a total of 6,409 cases per 100,000 people.

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

40. Illinois
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 45.5 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 44.6 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,843 per 100,000 people — 18th highest (total: 999,288)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 147 per 100,000 people — 10th highest (total: 18,735)
> Population: 12,741,080

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

39. North Dakota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 30 per 100,000 people — 5th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 29.1 per 100,000 people — 7th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 12,345 per 100,000 people — the highest (total: 93,832)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 175.5 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (total: 1,334)
> Population: 760,077

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

38. Wyoming
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 40.8 per 100,000 people — 12th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 39.5 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,943 per 100,000 people — 13th highest (total: 45,890)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 80.3 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 464)
> Population: 577,737

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

37. Minnesota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 31.6 per 100,000 people — 7th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 30.2 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,620 per 100,000 people — 21st highest (total: 427,587)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 98.5 per 100,000 people — 24th lowest (total: 5,528)
> Population: 5,611,179

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

36. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 29.8 per 100,000 people — 4th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 28.4 per 100,000 people — 5th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 3,460 per 100,000 people — 5th lowest (total: 260,752)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 47.8 per 100,000 people — 7th lowest (total: 3,605)
> Population: 7,535,591

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

35. Hawaii
> 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: 9.6 per 100,000 people — the lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 7.9 per 100,000 people — the lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 1,571 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 22,310)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 21 per 100,000 people — the lowest (total: 299)
> Population: 1,420,491

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

34. Ohio
> 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: 61.3 per 100,000 people — 21st highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 59.4 per 100,000 people — 16th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,355 per 100,000 people — 20th lowest (total: 742,817)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 80.1 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest (total: 9,368)
> Population: 11,689,442

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

33. Iowa
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 2.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 41.7 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 39.2 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 9,171 per 100,000 people — 5th highest (total: 289,464)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 128.6 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (total: 4,060)
> Population: 3,156,145

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

32. Oregon
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 2.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 25.5 per 100,000 people — 3rd lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 23 per 100,000 people — 3rd lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 2,851 per 100,000 people — 4th lowest (total: 119,488)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 37 per 100,000 people — 5th lowest (total: 1550)
> Population: 4,190,713

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

31. Michigan
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 2.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 31.3 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 28.7 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,517 per 100,000 people — 12th lowest (total: 551,498)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 136.7 per 100,000 people — 11th highest (total: 13667)
> Population: 9,995,915

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

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

25. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 43.7 per 100,000 people — 17th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 39.8 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,667 per 100,000 people — 24th highest (total: 408,443)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 95.6 per 100,000 people — 22nd lowest (total: 5,858)
> Population: 6,126,452

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

24. Indiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 69.4 per 100,000 people — 15th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 65.2 per 100,000 people — 11th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,058 per 100,000 people — 11th highest (total: 539,229)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 125.1 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 8371)
> Population: 6,691,878

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

23. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 74.9 per 100,000 people — 10th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 70.7 per 100,000 people — 5th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,860 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 384,184)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 102.2 per 100,000 people — 24th highest (total: 4994)
> Population: 4,887,871

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

22. Virginia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 5.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 49.8 per 100,000 people — 20th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 44.6 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 4,430 per 100,000 people — 7th lowest (total: 377,300)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 61.4 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest (total: 5,226)
> Population: 8,517,685

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

21. Alaska
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 7.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 43.6 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 35.6 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,631 per 100,000 people — 25th highest (total: 48,899)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 29.7 per 100,000 people — 4th lowest (total: 219)
> Population: 737,438

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

20. Massachusetts
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 8.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 70.7 per 100,000 people — 14th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 62.3 per 100,000 people — 14th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,854 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 404,053)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 186 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (total: 12,836)
> Population: 6,902,149

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

19. Georgia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 8.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 56.5 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 47.9 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,730 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 602,796)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 106.1 per 100,000 people — 22nd highest (total: 11,165)
> Population: 10,519,475

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

18. Mississippi
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 9.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 71.4 per 100,000 people — 13th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 62.3 per 100,000 people — 13th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,642 per 100,000 people — 20th highest (total: 228,235)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 167.9 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 5,013)
> Population: 2,986,530

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

17. West Virginia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 9.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 76.7 per 100,000 people — 9th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 67.3 per 100,000 people — 7th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,243 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest (total: 94,678)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 82 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 1,481)
> Population: 1,805,832

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

16. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 11.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 78.2 per 100,000 people — 8th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 66.7 per 100,000 people — 8th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 7,926 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (total: 238,888)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 127.3 per 100,000 people — 15th highest (total: 3,836)
> Population: 3,013,825

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

15. New York
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 67.8 per 100,000 people — 17th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 55.7 per 100,000 people — 19th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,412 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest (total: 1,057,676)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 158.5 per 100,000 people — 9th highest (total: 30,965)
> Population: 19,542,209

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

14. Kentucky
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 59.1 per 100,000 people — 25th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 46.8 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,413 per 100,000 people — 22nd lowest (total: 286,541)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 62.8 per 100,000 people — 10th lowest (total: 2,806)
> Population: 4,468,402

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

13. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 71.8 per 100,000 people — 12th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 59.2 per 100,000 people — 17th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,554 per 100,000 people — 24th lowest (total: 333,235)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 109.8 per 100,000 people — 18th highest (total: 5,582)
> Population: 5,084,127

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

12. New Hampshire
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 58 per 100,000 people — 25th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 45.1 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 3,600 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest (total: 48,838)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 60.2 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (total: 816)
> Population: 1,356,458

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

11. Connecticut
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 59.9 per 100,000 people — 24th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 47 per 100,000 people — 25th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,583 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest (total: 199,454)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 174.4 per 100,000 people — 5th highest (total: 6,230)
> Population: 3,572,665

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

10. Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 13.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 60.9 per 100,000 people — 22nd highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 47.8 per 100,000 people — 24th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,505 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest (total: 1,867,163)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 99.5 per 100,000 people — 25th lowest (total: 28545)
> Population: 28,701,845

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

9. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 13.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 60.9 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 47.5 per 100,000 people — 25th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 6,619 per 100,000 people — 25th lowest (total: 1,409,906)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 106.3 per 100,000 people — 21st highest (total: 22644)
> Population: 21,299,325

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

8. Maine
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 14.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 41.8 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 27.4 per 100,000 people — 4th lowest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 2,024 per 100,000 people — 3rd lowest (total: 27,090)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 27.8 per 100,000 people — 3rd lowest (total: 372)
> Population: 1,338,404

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

7. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 14.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 82.4 per 100,000 people — 6th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 67.9 per 100,000 people — 6th highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 9,260 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest (total: 292,720)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 42.1 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest (total: 1,330)
> Population: 3,161,105

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

6. North Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 15.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 65.4 per 100,000 people — 18th highest
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 31: 50.2 per 100,000 people — 22nd highest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 5,608 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest (total: 582,348)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 68.1 per 100,000 people — 12th lowest (total: 7,076)
> Population: 10,383,620

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

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).

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).

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).

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).

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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