Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases are Climbing Fastest

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21. Indiana
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 18.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 14.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 25,775 per 100,000 people (total: 1,724,829)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 354 per 100,000 people (total: 23,682)
> Population: 6,691,878

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

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22. Washington
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 39.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 36.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 20,716 per 100,000 people (total: 1,561,110)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 171 per 100,000 people (total: 12,878)
> Population: 7,535,591

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

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23. Arkansas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 10.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 7.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 27,909 per 100,000 people (total: 841,119)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 380 per 100,000 people (total: 11,451)
> Population: 3,013,825

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

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24. Alabama
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 3.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 11.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 8.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 26,812 per 100,000 people (total: 1,310,513)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 402 per 100,000 people (total: 19,651)
> Population: 4,887,871

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

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25. Kentucky
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: 2.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 25.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 22.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 30,200 per 100,000 people (total: 1,349,478)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 356 per 100,000 people (total: 15,917)
> Population: 4,468,402

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

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