Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases are Climbing Fastest

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5. Rhode Island
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 13.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 5: 48.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 28: 34.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 5: 33,582 per 100,000 people (total: 355,063)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 5: 335 per 100,000 people (total: 3,541)
> 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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4. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 15.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 5: 15.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 28: – per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 5: 29,060 per 100,000 people (total: 1,477,460)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 5: 351 per 100,000 people (total: 17,847)
> 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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3. Hawaii
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 15.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 5: 32.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 28: 16.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 5: 17,033 per 100,000 people (total: 241,955)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 5: 99 per 100,000 people (total: 1,406)
> 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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2. Maine
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 28.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 5: 53.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 28: 24.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 5: 18,539 per 100,000 people (total: 248,128)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 5: 172 per 100,000 people (total: 2,296)
> Population: 1,338,404

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

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1. North Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 35.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 5: 35.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending April 28: 0.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 5: 25,745 per 100,000 people (total: 2,673,225)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 5: 237 per 100,000 people (total: 24,579)
> Population: 10,383,620

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

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