Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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46. New York
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -2.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 38.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 40.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 9,832 per 100,000 people (total: 1,921,422)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 258 per 100,000 people (total: 50,504)
> Population: 19,542,209

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

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47. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -3.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 6.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 9.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 10,580 per 100,000 people (total: 517,114)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 218 per 100,000 people (total: 10,652)
> Population: 4,887,871

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

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48. South Dakota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -3.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 19.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 22.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 13,452 per 100,000 people (total: 118,680)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 220 per 100,000 people (total: 1,938)
> Population: 882,235

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

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49. New Jersey
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -4.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 45.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 50.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 10,481 per 100,000 people (total: 933,736)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 277 per 100,000 people (total: 24,700)
> 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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50. Connecticut
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -7.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 30.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 38.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 8,893 per 100,000 people (total: 317,729)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 222 per 100,000 people (total: 7,930)
> Population: 3,572,665

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

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