Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

Source: iip-photo-archive / Flickr

30. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 59.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 117.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 58.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 17,012 per 100,000 people (total: 1,042,221)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 266 per 100,000 people (total: 16,279)
> Population: 6,126,452

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

Source: pawel.gaul / Getty Images

29. Michigan
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 61.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 141.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 80.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 17,930 per 100,000 people (total: 1,792,295)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 295 per 100,000 people (total: 29,460)
> Population: 9,995,915

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

Source: Sean Pavone / Getty Images

28. Ohio
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 61.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 168.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 107.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 17,906 per 100,000 people (total: 2,093,074)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 254 per 100,000 people (total: 29,674)
> Population: 11,689,442

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

Source: Davel5957 / Getty Images

27. Indiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 61.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 127.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 65.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 19,226 per 100,000 people (total: 1,286,590)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 288 per 100,000 people (total: 19,256)
> Population: 6,691,878

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

Source: f11photo / Getty Images

26. Nevada
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 63.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 103.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 40.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 17,046 per 100,000 people (total: 517,246)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 279 per 100,000 people (total: 8,468)
> Population: 3,034,392

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

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.