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

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11. Kentucky
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 7.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 3.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,489 per 100,000 people (total: 468,680)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 163 per 100,000 people (total: 7,276)
> 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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12. Arizona
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 11.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 6.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 12,603 per 100,000 people (total: 903,851)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 252 per 100,000 people (total: 18,076)
> Population: 7,171,646

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

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13. Alaska
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 9.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 5.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 9,382 per 100,000 people (total: 69,187)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 51 per 100,000 people (total: 374)
> Population: 737,438

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

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14. Georgia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 8.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 4.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,871 per 100,000 people (total: 1,143,528)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 205 per 100,000 people (total: 21,527)
> Population: 10,519,475

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

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15. Tennessee
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 7.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 3.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 12,886 per 100,000 people (total: 872,362)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 186 per 100,000 people (total: 12,625)
> Population: 6,770,010

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

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