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This Is the Most Dangerous State for COVID-19 in April

40. Alabama
> Avg. daily cases per 100,000 (past 7 days): 3.25
> Avg. daily cases (past 7 days): 159.00 (19th lowest)
> 14-day change in avg new cases: -64.36% (3rd highest decline)
> Total COVID-19 cases: 1,297,467 (24th highest)
> Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000: 26,545 (17th highest)

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39. Montana
> Avg. daily cases per 100,000 (past 7 days): 3.39
> Avg. daily cases (past 7 days): 36.00 (3rd lowest)
> 14-day change in avg new cases: 0.40% (the smallest increase)
> Total COVID-19 cases: 272,979 (9th lowest)
> Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000: 25,697 (21st highest)

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38. Kansas
> Avg. daily cases per 100,000 (past 7 days): 3.44
> Avg. daily cases (past 7 days): 100.29 (12th lowest)
> 14-day change in avg new cases: 35.78% (12th smallest increase)
> Total COVID-19 cases: 770,977 (20th lowest)
> Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000: 26,480 (18th highest)

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37. Mississippi
> Avg. daily cases per 100,000 (past 7 days): 3.47
> Avg. daily cases (past 7 days): 103.57 (13th lowest)
> 14-day change in avg new cases: 31.58% (10th smallest increase)
> Total COVID-19 cases: 796,023 (21st lowest)
> Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000: 26,654 (16th highest)

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36. California
> Avg. daily cases per 100,000 (past 7 days): 3.55
> Avg. daily cases (past 7 days): 1,405.86 (8th highest)
> 14-day change in avg new cases: -52.98% (5th highest decline)
> Total COVID-19 cases: 9,115,022 (the highest)
> Total COVID-19 cases per 100,000: 23,043 (12th lowest)

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