Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases are Climbing Fastest

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11. Oregon
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 6.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 39.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 33.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 18,025 per 100,000 people (total: 755,367)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 181 per 100,000 people (total: 7,598)
> Population: 4,190,713

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

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12. Utah
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 5.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 20.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 15.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 29,843 per 100,000 people (total: 943,368)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 151 per 100,000 people (total: 4,765)
> Population: 3,161,105

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

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13. Louisiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 16.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 11.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 25,453 per 100,000 people (total: 1,186,117)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 372 per 100,000 people (total: 17,318)
> Population: 4,659,978

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

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14. Missouri
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 17.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 12.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 23,518 per 100,000 people (total: 1,440,814)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 334 per 100,000 people (total: 20,454)
> Population: 6,126,452

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

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15. Ohio
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 4.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 23.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 19.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 23,471 per 100,000 people (total: 2,743,577)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 330 per 100,000 people (total: 38,590)
> Population: 11,689,442

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

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