Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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35. West Virginia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 5.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 44.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 38.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 15,736 per 100,000 people (total: 284,165)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 259 per 100,000 people (total: 4,676)
> Population: 1,805,832

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

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34. Virginia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 6.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 19.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 12.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 11,151 per 100,000 people (total: 949,803)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 170 per 100,000 people (total: 14,443)
> Population: 8,517,685

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

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33. Delaware
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 7.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 31.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 24.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 15,333 per 100,000 people (total: 148,293)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 222 per 100,000 people (total: 2,143)
> 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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32. Vermont
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 7.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 52.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 44.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 6,687 per 100,000 people (total: 41,880)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 60 per 100,000 people (total: 377)
> Population: 626,299

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

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31. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 7.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 22.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 15.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 16,651 per 100,000 people (total: 656,574)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 281 per 100,000 people (total: 11,088)
> Population: 3,943,079

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