Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases Are Climbing Fastest

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20. Pennsylvania
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 79.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 159.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 80.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 16,549 per 100,000 people (total: 2,119,464)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 289 per 100,000 people (total: 36,968)
> Population: 12,807,060

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

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19. California
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 81.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 131.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 50.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 14,447 per 100,000 people (total: 5,714,613)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 192 per 100,000 people (total: 75,924)
> Population: 39,557,045

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

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18. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 83.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 185.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 102.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 8,436 per 100,000 people (total: 119,830)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 76 per 100,000 people (total: 1,083)
> Population: 1,420,491

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

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17. Maryland
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 83.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 212.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 129.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 12,846 per 100,000 people (total: 776,230)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 198 per 100,000 people (total: 11,993)
> Population: 6,042,718

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

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16. Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 85.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Jan. 6: 133.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending Dec. 30: 48.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 6: 16,719 per 100,000 people (total: 4,798,692)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Jan. 6: 261 per 100,000 people (total: 74,796)
> Population: 28,701,845

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

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