Special Report

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

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26. Illinois
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 4.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 2.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,976 per 100,000 people (total: 1,398,409)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 203 per 100,000 people (total: 25,803)
> Population: 12,741,080

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

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27. Delaware
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 2.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,392 per 100,000 people (total: 110,182)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 175 per 100,000 people (total: 1,696)
> Population: 967,171

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

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28. Indiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 6.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 4.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,343 per 100,000 people (total: 759,062)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 208 per 100,000 people (total: 13,938)
> Population: 6,691,878

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

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29. New York
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 3.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 2.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 10,854 per 100,000 people (total: 2,121,188)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 273 per 100,000 people (total: 53,425)
> Population: 19,542,209

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

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30. New Jersey
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 1.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 18: 3.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending July 11: 2.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 18: 11,528 per 100,000 people (total: 1,027,014)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of July 18: 298 per 100,000 people (total: 26,527)
> Population: 8,908,520

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