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How Long It Took for COVID-19 Cases to Double in Every State

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Colorado
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 54 days — 18th most
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 6,300 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 362,825)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 54 days prior, Nov 19, 2020: 3,174 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 182,801)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 19, 2020: 27 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 10+
> Gathering size limit: 10 people
> Population: 5.7 million

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Connecticut
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 49 days — 11th most
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 6,088 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest (total: 217,047)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 49 days prior, Nov 24, 2020: 3,009 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest (total: 107,280)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 24, 2020: 77 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 2+
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors and outdoors
> Population: 3.6 million

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Delaware
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 48 days — 10th most
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 6,824 per 100,000 people — 20th lowest (total: 66,446)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 48 days prior, Nov 25, 2020: 3,388 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest (total: 32,995)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 25, 2020: 100 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone aged kindergarten and up
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 50 people outdoors
> Population: 967,000

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Florida
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 88 days — 3rd fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 7,000 per 100,000 people — 24th highest (total: 1,503,482)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 88 days prior, Oct 16, 2020: 3,485 per 100,000 people — 25th highest (total: 748,437)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Oct 16, 2020: 87 days
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: Limit of 50 people encouraged
> Population: 21.3 million

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Georgia
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 99 days — 2nd fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 6,110 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 648,694)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 99 days prior, Oct 5, 2020: 3,049 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 323,714)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Oct 5, 2020: 73 days
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: 50 people, unless there is 6 feet distance between everyone
> Population: 10.5 million

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