Special Report

States Where COVID-19 Cases are Climbing Fastest

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36. Maine
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -0.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 43.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 44.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 19,506 per 100,000 people (total: 261,063)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 175 per 100,000 people (total: 2,345)
> 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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37. Mississippi
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -2.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 12.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 14.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 26,964 per 100,000 people (total: 805,295)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 417 per 100,000 people (total: 12,465)
> Population: 2,986,530

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

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38. Minnesota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week-over-week: -4.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 26: 32.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 36.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 26,715 per 100,000 people (total: 1,499,038)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 230 per 100,000 people (total: 12,901)
> Population: 5,611,179

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

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39. Kansas
> 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: 9.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 14.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 26,886 per 100,000 people (total: 782,802)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 302 per 100,000 people (total: 8,802)
> Population: 2,911,510

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

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40. Wisconsin
> 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: 36.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases for week ending May 19: 40.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 26: 28,584 per 100,000 people (total: 1,661,777)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of May 26: 250 per 100,000 people (total: 14,527)
> Population: 5,813,568

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

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