Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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25. Wyoming
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 10.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 59.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 49.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 18,765 per 100,000 people (total: 108,413)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 233 per 100,000 people (total: 1,347)
> Population: 577,737

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

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24. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 10.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 57.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 46.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 18,261 per 100,000 people (total: 577,247)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 107 per 100,000 people (total: 3,386)
> Population: 3,161,105

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

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23. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 11.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 27.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 15.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 14,298 per 100,000 people (total: 875,947)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 203 per 100,000 people (total: 12,423)
> Population: 6,126,452

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

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22. Kansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 40.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 28.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 15,449 per 100,000 people (total: 449,813)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 227 per 100,000 people (total: 6,614)
> Population: 2,911,510

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

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21. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 12.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 18: 19.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Nov. 11: 7.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Nov. 18: 17,885 per 100,000 people (total: 909,308)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Nov. 18: 276 per 100,000 people (total: 14,039)
> Population: 5,084,127

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