Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases are Climbing Fastest

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6. Delaware
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 7.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 59.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 51.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 28,248 per 100,000 people (total: 273,207)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 304 per 100,000 people (total: 2,942)
> 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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7. Montana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 7.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 14.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 6.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 25,999 per 100,000 people (total: 276,192)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 319 per 100,000 people (total: 3,385)
> Population: 1,062,305

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

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8. Florida
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 6.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 42.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 35.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 28,652 per 100,000 people (total: 6,102,614)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 349 per 100,000 people (total: 74,400)
> Population: 21,299,325

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

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9. Oklahoma
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 6.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 11.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 4.8 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 26,579 per 100,000 people (total: 1,048,033)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 366 per 100,000 people (total: 14,419)
> Population: 3,943,079

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

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10. South Carolina
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 6.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 22.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 16.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 29,420 per 100,000 people (total: 1,495,762)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 352 per 100,000 people (total: 17,905)
> 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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