Special Report

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

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1. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 16.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 34.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 17.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,954 per 100,000 people (total: 360,258)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 198 per 100,000 people (total: 5,977)
> 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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2. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 13.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 26.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 12.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,221 per 100,000 people (total: 2,390,079)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 180 per 100,000 people (total: 38,327)
> Population: 21,299,325

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

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3. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 10.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 29.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 18.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,451 per 100,000 people (total: 640,261)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 154 per 100,000 people (total: 9,463)
> Population: 6,126,452

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

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4. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 8.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 22.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 13.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,247 per 100,000 people (total: 341,292)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 189 per 100,000 people (total: 5,737)
> Population: 3,034,392

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

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5. Louisiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 8.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 21.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 13.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,576 per 100,000 people (total: 492,840)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 232 per 100,000 people (total: 10,808)
> Population: 4,659,978

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