Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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5. New York
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 134.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 345.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 210.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 19,376 per 100,000 people (total: 3,786,568)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 304 per 100,000 people (total: 59,437)
> Population: 19,542,209

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

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4. New Jersey
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 157.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 329.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 172.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 18,796 per 100,000 people (total: 1,674,453)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 327 per 100,000 people (total: 29,151)
> 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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3. Delaware
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 159.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 263.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 103.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 19,815 per 100,000 people (total: 191,649)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 236 per 100,000 people (total: 2,286)
> 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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2. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 176.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 315.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 138.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 23,392 per 100,000 people (total: 247,324)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 293 per 100,000 people (total: 3,096)
> Population: 1,057,315

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

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1. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 177.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 187.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 10.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 19,894 per 100,000 people (total: 1,011,443)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 289 per 100,000 people (total: 14,674)
> Population: 5,084,127

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

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