Special Report

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

Hawaii
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 109 days — the fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 1,669 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 23,627)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 109 days prior, Sep 25, 2020: 832 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 11,779)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Sep 25, 2020: 35 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 6+
> Gathering size limit: 10 people both indoors and outdoors on Oahu and Big Island
> Population: 1.4 million

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Idaho
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 64 days — 14th fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 8,407 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (total: 150,239)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 64 days prior, Nov 9, 2020: 4,154 per 100,000 people — 16th highest (total: 74,227)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 9, 2020: 51 days
> Face covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: 10 people
> Population: 1.8 million

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Illinois
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 63 days — 15th fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 8,209 per 100,000 people — 18th highest (total: 1,040,168)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 63 days prior, Nov 10, 2020: 4,034 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 511,183)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 10, 2020: 61 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 2+
> Gathering size limit: Up to 10 people in suburban counties
> Population: 12.7 million

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Indiana
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 53 days — 13th most
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 8,474 per 100,000 people — 13th highest (total: 570,477)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 53 days prior, Nov 20, 2020: 4,193 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (total: 282,311)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 20, 2020: 36 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 8+
> Gathering size limit: Varies by county or city
> Population: 6.7 million

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Iowa
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 65 days — 10th fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 9,409 per 100,000 people — 6th highest (total: 296,866)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 65 days prior, Nov 8, 2020: 4,703 per 100,000 people — 6th highest (total: 148,391)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 8, 2020: 56 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 2+ when indoors
> Gathering size limit: 15 people indoors, 30 people outdoors
> Population: 3.2 million