States ranked by COVID-19 cases – July 29

Louisiana has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population of all U.S. states, while Hawaii has the least, according to an analysis by The New York Times.

The Times used data from reports of COVID-19 cases and deaths by U.S. states and counties. 

The database includes cases and deaths that have been identified by public health officials as probable coronavirus patients, which means they did not have confirmed cases but were evaluated using criteria developed by national and local governments. State populations are based on 2019 data from the U.S. Census Bureau.  

Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as of 8:00 a.m. CDT July 29:

  1. Louisiana —2,391 per 100,000 population
    Population: 4.6 million residents
  2. Arizona — 2,281 per 100,000
    Population: 7.3 million
  3. New York — 2,147 cases per 100,000
    Population: 19.4 million
  4. Florida — 2,058 per 100,000
    Population: 21.5 million
  5. New Jersey — 2,051 per 100,000
    Population: 8.9 million
  6. Mississippi — 1,824 per 100,000
    Population: 3 million
  7. Rhode Island — 1,768 per 100,000
    Population: 1.1 million
  8. District of Columbia — 1,693 per 100,000
    Population: 705,749
  9. Massachusetts — 1,686 per 100,000
    Population: 6.9 million
  10. Alabama — 1,680 per 100,000
    Population: 4.9 million
  11. South Carolina — 1,634 per 100,000
    Population: 5.1 million
  12. Georgia — 1,507 per 100,000
    Population: 10.6 million
  13. Delaware — 1,487 per 100,000
    Population: 973,764
  14. Nevada — 1,461 per 100,000
    Population: 3.1 million
  15. Maryland — 1,424 per 100,000
    Population: 6 million
  16. Texas — 1,423 per 100,000
    Population: 30 million
  17. Tennessee — 1,410 per 100,000
    Population: 6.8 million
  18. Illinois — 1,386 per 100,000
    Population: 12.7 million
  19. Connecticut — 1,377 per 100,000
    Population: 3.6 million
  20. Iowa — 1,361 per 100,000
    Population: 3.2 million
  21. Arkansas — 1,331 per 100,000
    Population: 3 million
  22. Nebraska — 1,305 per 100,000
    Population: 1.9 million
  23. Utah — 1,213 per 100,000
    Population: 3.2 million
  24. California — 1,202 per 100,000
    Population: 39.5 million
  25. North Carolina — 1,110 per 100,000
    Population: 10.5 million
  26. Idaho — 1,081 per 100,000
    Population: 1.8 million
  27. Virginia — 1,019 per 100,000
    Population: 8.5 million
  28. Indiana — 969 per 100,000
    Population: 6.7 million
  29. South Dakota — 960 per 100,000
    Population: 884,659
  30. New Mexico — 944 per 100,000
    Population: 2.1 million
  31. Wisconsin — 929 per 100,000
    Population: 5.8 million
  32. Minnesota — 928 per 100,000
    Population: 5.6 million
  33. Kansas — 909 per 100,000
    Population: 2.9 million
  34. Pennsylvania — 891 per 100,000
    Population: 12.8 million
  35. Michigan — 881 per 100,000
    Population: 10 million
  36. Oklahoma — 853 per 100,000
    Population: 4 million
  37. North Dakota — 806 per 100,000
    Population: 762,062
  38. Colorado — 789 per 100,000
    Population: 5.8 million
  39. Missouri — 753 per 100,000
    Population: 6.1 million
  40. Washington — 743 per 100,000
    Population: 7.6 million
  41. Ohio — 740 per 100,000
    Population: 11.7 million
  42. Kentucky — 646 per 100,000
    Population: 4.5 million
  43. New Hampshire — 478 per 100,000
    Population: 1.4 million
  44. Alaska — 458 per 100,000
    Population: 731,545
  45. Wyoming — 447 per 100,000
    Population: 578,759
  46. Oregon — 413 per 100,000
    Population: 4.2 million
  47. West Virginia — 344  per 100,000
    Population: 1.8 million
  48. Montana — 327 per 100,000
    Population: 1.1 million
  49. Maine — 286 per 100,000
    Population: 1.3 million
  50. Vermont — 225 per 100,000
    Population: 623,989
  51. Hawaii — 122 per 100,000
    Population: 1.4 million

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