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2 States Saw a COVID-19 Spike This Week. Here's What's Happening.

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11. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 29: 6.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 22: 6.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 11,115 per 100,000 people (total: 334,998)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 29: 190 per 100,000 people (total: 5,725)
> Population: 3,013,825

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

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12. Kansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 29: 7.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 22: 7.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 10,574 per 100,000 people (total: 307,865)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 29: 171 per 100,000 people (total: 4,970)
> Population: 2,911,510

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

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13. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 29: 6.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 22: 6.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 11,353 per 100,000 people (total: 447,642)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 29: 172 per 100,000 people (total: 6,798)
> 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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14. Idaho
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 29: 12.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 22: 12.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 10,661 per 100,000 people (total: 187,014)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 29: 116 per 100,000 people (total: 2,040)
> Population: 1,754,208

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

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15. Mississippi
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 29: 8.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 22: 8.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of April 29: 10,430 per 100,000 people (total: 311,493)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of April 29: 241 per 100,000 people (total: 7,193)
> Population: 2,986,530

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