Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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6. Kentucky
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 20: 11.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 13: 11.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 20: 10,148 per 100,000 people (total: 453,460)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 20: 149 per 100,000 people (total: 6,673)
> Population: 4,468,402

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

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7. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 20: 5.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 13: 5.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 20: 2,305 per 100,000 people (total: 32,747)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 20: 34 per 100,000 people (total: 489)
> Population: 1,420,491

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

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8. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 20: 10.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 13: 10.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 20: 12,748 per 100,000 people (total: 402,988)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 20: 72 per 100,000 people (total: 2,271)
> Population: 3,161,105

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

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9. Montana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 20: 10.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 13: 10.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 20: 10,436 per 100,000 people (total: 110,861)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 20: 151 per 100,000 people (total: 1,602)
> Population: 1,062,305

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

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10. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 20: 3.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 13: 4.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 20: 11,450 per 100,000 people (total: 451,473)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 20: 176 per 100,000 people (total: 6,929)
> Population: 3,943,079

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