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

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6. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 6.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 13.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 7.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,764 per 100,000 people (total: 463,857)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 188 per 100,000 people (total: 7,422)
> 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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7. Kansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 5.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 13.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 7.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,069 per 100,000 people (total: 322,264)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 178 per 100,000 people (total: 5,196)
> 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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8. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 5.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 12.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 6.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,407 per 100,000 people (total: 557,575)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 234 per 100,000 people (total: 11,437)
> Population: 4,887,871

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

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9. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 16.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 11.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 13,326 per 100,000 people (total: 421,257)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 76 per 100,000 people (total: 2,406)
> 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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10. Mississippi
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 12.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 8.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,925 per 100,000 people (total: 326,270)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 250 per 100,000 people (total: 7,460)
> Population: 2,986,530

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

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