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

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Montana
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 61 days — 18th fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 8,147 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 87,077)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 61 days prior, Nov 12, 2020: 4,026 per 100,000 people — 20th highest (total: 43,031)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 12, 2020: 27 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, required in all K-12 schools
> Gathering size limit: 25 people
> Population: 1.1 million

Nebraska
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 62 days — 16th fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 9,133 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 176,670)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 62 days prior, Nov 11, 2020: 4,535 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 87,733)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 11, 2020: 44 days
> Face covering mandate: Some counties
> Gathering size limit: 75% indoor venue capacity
> Population: 1.9 million

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Nevada
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 55 days — 22nd most
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 8,209 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 252,842)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 55 days prior, Nov 18, 2020: 4,073 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 125,459)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 18, 2020: 92 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 10+
> Gathering size limit: 50 people or 25% capacity
> Population: 3.0 million

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New Hampshire
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 36 days — 3rd most
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 3,909 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest (total: 53,148)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 36 days prior, Dec 7, 2020: 1,899 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest (total: 25,816)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Dec 7, 2020: 27 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 5+
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing strongly encouraged
> Population: 1.4 million

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New Jersey
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Jan 12: 59 days — 20th fewest
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 12: 6,695 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest (total: 594,686)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases 59 days prior, Nov 14, 2020: 3,315 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest (total: 294,472)
> Time it took for COVID-19 cases to double as of Nov 14, 2020: 181 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for anyone age 2+
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 25 people outdoors
> Population: 8.9 million