Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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30. Georgia
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 8.3 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: 4.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 15,692 per 100,000 people (total: 1,650,756)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 284 per 100,000 people (total: 29,901)
> 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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29. Tennessee
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 8.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 20.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 11.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 19,184 per 100,000 people (total: 1,298,767)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 247 per 100,000 people (total: 16,740)
> 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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28. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 9.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 20.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 11.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 17,278 per 100,000 people (total: 520,725)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 285 per 100,000 people (total: 8,592)
> Population: 3,013,825

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

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27. New Jersey
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 9.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 21.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 11.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 13,712 per 100,000 people (total: 1,221,507)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 317 per 100,000 people (total: 28,200)
> Population: 8,908,520

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

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26. Connecticut
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 9.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 18.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 8.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 11,489 per 100,000 people (total: 410,473)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 247 per 100,000 people (total: 8,826)
> Population: 3,572,665

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