These Are the Only States Where COVID Isn't Surging

Zachary Mack
·2 mins read

After falling for a brief period during late summer, the coronavirus pandemic has come roaring back across the U.S. As of Oct. 13, 40 states recorded an increase in newly reported COVID-19 cases—with more than 20 of them hitting a new record high, according to The Washington Post. But there are a few states where numbers are stabilizing or better yet, beginning to decline. Read on to discover the only states in the U.S. where COVID isn't surging, according to data provided by The Washington Post as of Oct. 14. And if you're worried you have the virus, check out If You Can't Smell These 2 Things, You May Have COVID.

8

Hawaii

The suburban residential districts of Honolulu, Hawaii along the coastline just outside of downtown from about 1000 feet over the Pacific Ocean.
The suburban residential districts of Honolulu, Hawaii along the coastline just outside of downtown from about 1000 feet over the Pacific Ocean.

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: 0 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 37

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7

Maine

augusta maine state capitol buildings
augusta maine state capitol buildings

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: 0 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 16

6

Delaware

Saturated early morning light hits the buildings and architecture of downtown Wilmington Delaware
Saturated early morning light hits the buildings and architecture of downtown Wilmington Delaware

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: -2 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 96

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5

Alabama

The skyline of downtown Birmingham, Alabama at sunset.
The skyline of downtown Birmingham, Alabama at sunset.

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: -2 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 135

4

Kentucky

The skyline of Louisville, Kentucky with a blue bridge in the foreground
The skyline of Louisville, Kentucky with a blue bridge in the foreground

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: -3 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 115

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3

Texas

The skyline of Austin, Texas at sunset with the State Capital building in the foreground
The skyline of Austin, Texas at sunset with the State Capital building in the foreground

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: -6 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 82

2

Vermont

montpelier vermont from above
montpelier vermont from above

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: -18 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 10

1

Louisiana

skyline of shreveport louisiana
skyline of shreveport louisiana

Percentage change in seven-day new case average: -31 percent

New cases in the past seven days per 100,000 people: 77

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