Coronavirus cases: States where virus that causes COVID-19 is growing fastest

24/7 Wall St. compiled and reviewed the numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths for the seven days through May 18, by state.

50. Hawaii
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: None
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 45.1 per 100,000 people – 2nd fewest (total: 640)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,968.3 per 100,000 people – 21st fewest (total: 42,164)
• Population: 1.4 million (129.9 people per sq. mile – 20th most)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

49. Montana
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: None
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 44.2 per 100,000 people – the fewest (total: 470)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,651.5 per 100,000 people – 12th fewest (total: 28,167)
• Population: 1.1 million (7.2 people per sq. mile – 3rd fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 13, 2020

48. Alaska
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 2)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: None
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 54.1 per 100,000 people – 3rd fewest (total: 399)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,829 per 100,000 people – 11th most (total: 35,611)
• Population: 737,438 (1.1 people per sq. mile – the fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 12, 2020

47. Vermont
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 0.4 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 2)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 1
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 150.1 per 100,000 people – 10th fewest (total: 940)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,804.1 per 100,000 people – 17th most (total: 23,825)
• Population: 626,299 (65.1 people per sq. mile – 21st fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 7, 2020

46. West Virginia
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 18)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 7
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 82.6 per 100,000 people – 4th fewest (total: 1,491)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,210.5 per 100,000 people – 15th most (total: 76,035)
• Population: 1.8 million (74.5 people per sq. mile – 22nd fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 17, 2020

45. Idaho
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 1.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 23)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 4
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 137.9 per 100,000 people – 9th fewest (total: 2,419)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,078.2 per 100,000 people – the fewest (total: 36,456)
• Population: 1.8 million (21 people per sq. mile – 7th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 13, 2020

44. Oregon
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 1.6 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 67)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 7
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 88 per 100,000 people – 5th fewest (total: 3,687)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,320.2 per 100,000 people – 6th fewest (total: 97,232)
• Population: 4.2 million (42.6 people per sq. mile – 13th fewest)
• First confirmed case: Feb. 28, 2020

43. Missouri
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 2.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 144)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 70
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 178.7 per 100,000 people – 15th fewest (total: 10,945)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,515.5 per 100,000 people – 8th fewest (total: 154,110)
• Population: 6.1 million (87.9 people per sq. mile – 23rd fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 7, 2020

42. Oklahoma
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 2.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 100)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 10
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 134.7 per 100,000 people – 8th fewest (total: 5,310)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,557.2 per 100,000 people – 21st most (total: 140,262)
• Population: 3.9 million (56.4 people per sq. mile – 16th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

41. Maine
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 2.7 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 37)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 5
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 128 per 100,000 people – 7th fewest (total: 1,713)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,596.2 per 100,000 people – 11th fewest (total: 34,748)
• Population: 1.3 million (37.8 people per sq. mile – 12th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 12, 2020

40. South Carolina
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 157)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 30
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 175.9 per 100,000 people – 13th fewest (total: 8,942)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,587.6 per 100,000 people – 10th fewest (total: 131,559)
• Population: 5.1 million (158.8 people per sq. mile – 18th most)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

39. Florida
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.2 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 683)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 194
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 218 per 100,000 people – 19th fewest (total: 46,442)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,181.8 per 100,000 people – 23rd fewest (total: 677,710)
• Population: 21.3 million (323.9 people per sq. mile – 8th most)
• First confirmed case: March 1, 2020

38. Washington
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.2 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 243)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 38
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 244.6 per 100,000 people – 24th fewest (total: 18,433)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,785.3 per 100,000 people – 18th most (total: 285,243)
• Population: 7.5 million (105.7 people per sq. mile – 23rd most)
• First confirmed case: Jan. 21, 2020

37. Wyoming
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.4 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 19)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 1
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 98 per 100,000 people – 6th fewest (total: 566)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,807.3 per 100,000 people – 18th fewest (total: 16,219)
• Population: 577,737 (5.9 people per sq. mile – 2nd fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 11, 2020

36. Arkansas
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.4 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 104)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 3
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 159.7 per 100,000 people – 11th fewest (total: 4,813)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,907.1 per 100,000 people – 20th fewest (total: 87,614)
• Population: 3 million (56.7 people per sq. mile – 17th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 11, 2020

35. Nevada
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.6 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 109)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 35
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 229.1 per 100,000 people – 22nd fewest (total: 6,952)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,660.6 per 100,000 people – 14th fewest (total: 80,732)
• Population: 3 million (27.4 people per sq. mile – 9th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 5, 2020

34. Kentucky
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 3.7 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 167)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 13
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 177.6 per 100,000 people – 14th fewest (total: 7,935)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,250.3 per 100,000 people – 25th fewest (total: 145,238)
• Population: 4.5 million (110.6 people per sq. mile – 21st most)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

33. Texas
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 4 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1,144)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 203
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 169.7 per 100,000 people – 12th fewest (total: 48,693)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,519 per 100,000 people – 9th fewest (total: 723,013)
• Population: 28.7 million (106.9 people per sq. mile – 22nd most)
• First confirmed case: Feb. 12, 2020

32. California
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 4.2 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1,649)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 459
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 199.3 per 100,000 people – 18th fewest (total: 78,839)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,122.7 per 100,000 people – 22nd fewest (total: 1.2 million)
• Population: 39.6 million (241.7 people per sq. mile – 11th most)
• First confirmed case: Jan. 25, 2020

31. Utah
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 4.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 143)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 7
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 229 per 100,000 people – 21st fewest (total: 7,238)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 5,401.7 per 100,000 people – 8th most (total: 170,752)
• Population: 3.2 million (37.2 people per sq. mile – 11th fewest)
• First confirmed case: Feb. 25, 2020

30. North Carolina
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 4.7 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 487)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 82
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 183.2 per 100,000 people – 16th fewest (total: 19,023)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,463.1 per 100,000 people – 7th fewest (total: 255,755)
• Population: 10.4 million (192.9 people per sq. mile – 14th most)
• First confirmed case: March 3, 2020

29. Ohio
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 4.9 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 569)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 189
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 243.4 per 100,000 people – 23rd fewest (total: 28,454)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,310.1 per 100,000 people – 5th fewest (total: 270,041)
• Population: 11.7 million (260.8 people per sq. mile – 10th most)
• First confirmed case: March 9, 2020

28. Arizona
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 5.2 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 371)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 117
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 194.3 per 100,000 people – 17th fewest (total: 13,937)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,830.7 per 100,000 people – 19th fewest (total: 203,006)
• Population: 7.2 million (62.9 people per sq. mile – 19th fewest)
• First confirmed case: Jan. 26, 2020

27. Wisconsin
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 5.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 307)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 35
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 218.2 per 100,000 people – 20th fewest (total: 12,687)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,703.8 per 100,000 people – 15th fewest (total: 157,189)
• Population: 5.8 million (88.8 people per sq. mile – 24th fewest)
• First confirmed case: Feb. 5, 2020

26. Michigan
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 5.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 546)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 217
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 519.4 per 100,000 people – 11th most (total: 51,915)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,251.7 per 100,000 people – 14th most (total: 424,998)
• Population: 10 million (103.4 people per sq. mile – 24th most)
• First confirmed case: March 10, 2020

25. Tennessee
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 5.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 371)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 33
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 266 per 100,000 people – 24th most (total: 18,011)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,984.2 per 100,000 people – 9th most (total: 337,428)
• Population: 6.8 million (160.6 people per sq. mile – 17th most)
• First confirmed case: March 5, 2020

24. New Hampshire
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 5.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 74)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 39
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 269.2 per 100,000 people – 23rd most (total: 3,652)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,647.3 per 100,000 people – 19th most (total: 49,474)
• Population: 1.4 million (145.1 people per sq. mile – 19th most)
• First confirmed case: March 2, 2020

23. Alabama
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 5.7 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 280)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 53
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 247.3 per 100,000 people – 25th fewest (total: 12,086)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,198.7 per 100,000 people – 24th fewest (total: 156,350)
• Population: 4.9 million (93.2 people per sq. mile – 25th most)
• First confirmed case: March 13, 2020

22. Georgia
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 6.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 644)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 108
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 364 per 100,000 people – 18th most (total: 38,287)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,463 per 100,000 people – 22nd most (total: 364,289)
• Population: 10.5 million (177 people per sq. mile – 16th most)
• First confirmed case: March 2, 2020

21. Colorado
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 6.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 350)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 206
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 389.8 per 100,000 people – 16th most (total: 22,202)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,267.7 per 100,000 people – 2nd fewest (total: 129,159)
• Population: 5.7 million (54.7 people per sq. mile – 14th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 5, 2020

20. Kansas
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 6.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 179)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 14
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 286.4 per 100,000 people – 22nd most (total: 8,340)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,300.9 per 100,000 people – 4th fewest (total: 66,990)
• Population: 2.9 million (35.4 people per sq. mile – 10th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 7, 2020

19. North Dakota
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 6.7 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 51)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 5
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 254.1 per 100,000 people – 25th most (total: 1,931)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 7,441.5 per 100,000 people – 2nd most (total: 56,561)
• Population: 760,077 (10.8 people per sq. mile – 4th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 11, 2020

18. New Mexico
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 7.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 149)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 46
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 290.9 per 100,000 people – 21st most (total: 6,096)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 6,567.6 per 100,000 people – 5th most (total: 137,620)
• Population: 2.1 million (17.2 people per sq. mile – 6th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 11, 2020

17. Pennsylvania
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 7.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 915)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 612
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 492.4 per 100,000 people – 12th most (total: 63,056)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,659.5 per 100,000 people – 13th fewest (total: 340,609)
• Population: 12.8 million (278.1 people per sq. mile – 9th most)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

16. Indiana
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 7.8 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 522)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 163
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 422.2 per 100,000 people – 15th most (total: 28,255)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,748.3 per 100,000 people – 16th fewest (total: 183,912)
• Population: 6.7 million (183.7 people per sq. mile – 15th most)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

15. Louisiana
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 8.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 379)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 144
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 744.8 per 100,000 people – 8th most (total: 34,709)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 5,788.6 per 100,000 people – 6th most (total: 269,748)
• Population: 4.7 million (89 people per sq. mile – 25th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 9, 2020

14. Mississippi
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 8.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 248)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 64
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 382.8 per 100,000 people – 17th most (total: 11,432)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,876.3 per 100,000 people – 16th most (total: 115,767)
• Population: 3 million (61.7 people per sq. mile – 18th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 11, 2020

13. Virginia
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 9.9 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 842)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 145
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 347.4 per 100,000 people – 19th most (total: 29,591)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,285.6 per 100,000 people – 3rd fewest (total: 194,677)
• Population: 8.5 million (199.1 people per sq. mile – 13th most)
• First confirmed case: March 7, 2020

12. New York
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 11 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 2,156)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 633
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 1,791.6 per 100,000 people – the most (total: 350,121)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 7,232.5 per 100,000 people – 3rd most (total: 1.4 million)
• Population: 19.5 million (358.2 people per sq. mile – 7th most)
• First confirmed case: March 1, 2020

11. Minnesota
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 11 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 619)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 108
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 291.8 per 100,000 people – 20th most (total: 16,372)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 2,791 per 100,000 people – 17th fewest (total: 156,606)
• Population: 5.6 million (64.5 people per sq. mile – 20th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 6, 2020

10. Iowa
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 12.2 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 384)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 62
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 473.8 per 100,000 people – 13th most (total: 14,955)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,268.2 per 100,000 people – 25th most (total: 103,148)
• Population: 3.2 million (56.1 people per sq. mile – 15th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 8, 2020

9. South Dakota
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 12.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 109)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 5
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 456.5 per 100,000 people – 14th most (total: 4,027)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,292.2 per 100,000 people – 24th most (total: 29,045)
• Population: 882,235 (11.4 people per sq. mile – 5th fewest)
• First confirmed case: March 10, 2020

8. New Jersey
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 14 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1,250)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 848
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 1,661.8 per 100,000 people – 2nd most (total: 148,039)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 5,675.1 per 100,000 people – 7th most (total: 505,569)
• Population: 8.9 million (1,021.3 people per sq. mile – the most)
• First confirmed case: March 4, 2020

7. Nebraska
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 15.2 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 293)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 20
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 550.7 per 100,000 people – 10th most (total: 10,625)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,635.9 per 100,000 people – 20th most (total: 70,147)
• Population: 1.9 million (24.9 people per sq. mile – 8th fewest)
• First confirmed case: Feb. 17, 2020

6. Connecticut
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 15.3 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 548)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 367
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 1,066.9 per 100,000 people – 5th most (total: 38,116)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,973.3 per 100,000 people – 10th most (total: 177,679)
• Population: 3.6 million (644.5 people per sq. mile – 4th most)
• First confirmed case: March 8, 2020

5. Maryland
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 15.4 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 932)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 349
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 658 per 100,000 people – 9th most (total: 39,762)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 3,425.5 per 100,000 people – 23rd most (total: 206,994)
• Population: 6 million (487.1 people per sq. mile – 5th most)
• First confirmed case: March 5, 2020

4. Massachusetts
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 17.5 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 1,206)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 656
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 1,261.2 per 100,000 people – 3rd most (total: 87,052)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 6,797.9 per 100,000 people – 4th most (total: 469,199)
• Population: 6.9 million (654 people per sq. mile – 3rd most)
• First confirmed case: Feb. 1, 2020

3. Delaware
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 18.8 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 181)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 53
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 813.6 per 100,000 people – 6th most (total: 7,869)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,389.9 per 100,000 people – 13th most (total: 42,458)
• Population: 967,171 (388.6 people per sq. mile – 6th most)
• First confirmed case: March 11, 2020

2. Illinois
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 18.8 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 2,398)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 576
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 757.3 per 100,000 people – 7th most (total: 96,485)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 4,734.6 per 100,000 people – 12th most (total: 603,241)
• Population: 12.7 million (220 people per sq. mile – 12th most)
• First confirmed case: Jan. 24, 2020

1. Rhode Island
• Avg. new cases per day from May 12 – May 18: 20.1 per 100,000 people (total avg. new daily cases: 213)
• COVID-19 related deaths from May 12 – May 18: 55
• Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 18: 1,210.1 per 100,000 people – 4th most (total: 12,795)
• Tests completed as of May 18: 10,912.9 per 100,000 people – the most (total: 115,384)
• Population: 1.1 million (684.3 people per sq. mile – 2nd most)
• First confirmed case: March 1, 2020

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