Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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50. Alaska
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -8.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 59.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 67.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 19,154 per 100,000 people (total: 141,249)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 110 per 100,000 people (total: 810)
> 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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49. Maine
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -2.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 36.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 38.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 8,375 per 100,000 people (total: 112,090)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 93 per 100,000 people (total: 1,243)
> 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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48. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 10.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 11.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 17,206 per 100,000 people (total: 840,993)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 328 per 100,000 people (total: 16,029)
> 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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47. California
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 14.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 14.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 12,633 per 100,000 people (total: 4,997,390)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 184 per 100,000 people (total: 72,590)
> Population: 39,557,045

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

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46. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 0.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 7.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 6.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 5,853 per 100,000 people (total: 83,137)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 68 per 100,000 people (total: 967)
> Population: 1,420,491

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

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