Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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6. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 37.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 32.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 13,198 per 100,000 people (total: 139,549)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 249 per 100,000 people (total: 2,632)
> Population: 1,057,315

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

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7. Delaware
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 33.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 29.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 10,009 per 100,000 people (total: 96,806)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 162 per 100,000 people (total: 1,567)
> Population: 967,171

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

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8. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 12.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 9.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 11,207 per 100,000 people (total: 441,906)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 169 per 100,000 people (total: 6,675)
> Population: 3,943,079

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

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9. Illinois
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 2.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 22.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 19.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 9,902 per 100,000 people (total: 1,261,667)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 186 per 100,000 people (total: 23,673)
> Population: 12,741,080

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

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10. New Hampshire
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 2.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 8: 29.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 1: 27.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 8: 6,378 per 100,000 people (total: 86,510)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 8: 92 per 100,000 people (total: 1,249)
> Population: 1,356,458

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