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This Is the State Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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41. Maryland
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 2.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 1.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 7,673 per 100,000 people (total: 463,665)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 162 per 100,000 people (total: 9,773)
> Population: 6,042,718

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

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42. Montana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 5.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 4.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,779 per 100,000 people (total: 114,508)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 158 per 100,000 people (total: 1,683)
> 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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43. Michigan
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 2.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 1.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,032 per 100,000 people (total: 1,002,789)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 211 per 100,000 people (total: 21,096)
> Population: 9,995,915

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

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44. Ohio
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 2.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 2.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 9,541 per 100,000 people (total: 1,115,242)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 175 per 100,000 people (total: 20,411)
> Population: 11,689,442

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

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45. Maine
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 1.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 1.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 5,183 per 100,000 people (total: 69,373)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 66 per 100,000 people (total: 877)
> Population: 1,338,404

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

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