Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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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).

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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).

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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).

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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).

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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).