Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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40. North Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 18.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 14.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 14,522 per 100,000 people (total: 1,507,915)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 178 per 100,000 people (total: 18,462)
> Population: 10,383,620

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

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39. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 25.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 21.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 15,243 per 100,000 people (total: 462,535)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 259 per 100,000 people (total: 7,872)
> 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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38. Maryland
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 16.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 11.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 9,496 per 100,000 people (total: 573,835)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 183 per 100,000 people (total: 11,086)
> Population: 6,042,718

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

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37. Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 13.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 8.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 14,886 per 100,000 people (total: 4,272,442)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 250 per 100,000 people (total: 71,722)
> Population: 28,701,845

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

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36. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 25.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 20.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 10,037 per 100,000 people (total: 756,310)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 120 per 100,000 people (total: 9,029)
> Population: 7,535,591

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