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Counties in every state with the highest COVID-19 test positivity rates

  • New Mexico

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Catron County: 15.0% (class: red, 502.4% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Lea County: 13.6% (class: red, 446.2% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Chaves County: 8.2% (class: yellow, 229.3% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Eddy County: 6.0% (class: yellow, 141.0% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Roosevelt County: 5.9% (class: yellow, 136.9% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 4.5 per 100,000 people (#44 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.16 per 100k (#26 highest)
    - New tests: 219.4 per 100k (#21 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 1.9% (#43 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 26,268 total cases (1,255.4 per 100k, #36 highest among all states)
    - 813 total deaths (38.9 per 100k, #22 highest)
    - 803,101 total tests (38,381.2 per 100k, #7 highest)

  • New York

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Otsego County: 3.4% (class: green, 314.6% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Chautauqua County: 3.2% (class: green, 290.2% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Essex County: 3.1% (class: green, 278.0% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Rockland County: 2.6% (class: green, 217.1% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Broome County: 2.2% (class: green, 168.3% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 3.5 per 100,000 people (#48 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.02 per 100k (#47 highest)
    - New tests: 390.0 per 100k (#5 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 0.9% (#46 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 441,911 total cases (2,252.5 per 100k, #12 highest among all states)
    - 25,377 total deaths (129.4 per 100k, #3 highest)
    - 9.1 million total tests (46,145.2 per 100k, #4 highest)

  • North Carolina

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Pamlico County: 19.4% (class: red, 214.9% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Robeson County: 18.7% (class: red, 203.6% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Bertie County: 18.1% (class: red, 193.8% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Gates County: 17.8% (class: red, 189.0% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Hertford County: 17.6% (class: red, 185.7% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 12.0 per 100,000 people (#23 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.26 per 100k (#14 highest)
    - New tests: 244.8 per 100k (#19 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 5.3% (#32 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 180,754 total cases (1,779.8 per 100k, #27 highest among all states)
    - 2,990 total deaths (29.4 per 100k, #32 highest)
    - 2.5 million total tests (24,831.9 per 100k, #22 highest)

  • North Dakota

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Slope County: 20.0% (class: red, 35.3% below state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Benson County: 12.5% (class: red, 59.5% below state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Sioux County: 12.0% (class: red, 61.2% below state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Williams County: 11.9% (class: red, 61.5% below state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Kidder County: 11.4% (class: red, 63.1% below state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 34.5 per 100,000 people (#1 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.13 per 100k (#32 highest)
    - New tests: 159.4 per 100k (#32 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 23.2% (#4 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 14,443 total cases (1,920.1 per 100k, #21 highest among all states)
    - 131 total deaths (17.4 per 100k, #41 highest)
    - 214,292 total tests (28,488.7 per 100k, #16 highest)

  • Ohio

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Shelby County: 22.7% (class: red, 482.1% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Mercer County: 16.7% (class: red, 328.2% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Darke County: 15.2% (class: red, 289.7% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Preble County: 14.3% (class: red, 266.7% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Monroe County: 13.3% (class: red, 241.0% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 8.6 per 100,000 people (#35 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.16 per 100k (#25 highest)
    - New tests: 209.6 per 100k (#23 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 4.1% (#36 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 134,086 total cases (1,151.8 per 100k, #39 highest among all states)
    - 4,354 total deaths (37.4 per 100k, #24 highest)
    - 2.5 million total tests (21,391.3 per 100k, #32 highest)

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  • Oklahoma

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Muskogee County: 67.7% (class: red, 94.7% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Texas County: 32.0% (class: red, 8.0% below state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Atoka County: 28.9% (class: red, 16.9% below state positivity rate)
    --- #4. McCurtain County: 21.3% (class: red, 38.8% below state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Garfield County: 18.8% (class: red, 45.9% below state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 20.7 per 100,000 people (#5 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.15 per 100k (#29 highest)
    - New tests: 213.9 per 100k (#22 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 47.8% (#2 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 66,700 total cases (1,702.3 per 100k, #28 highest among all states)
    - 876 total deaths (22.4 per 100k, #37 highest)
    - 961,710 total tests (24,545.1 per 100k, #24 highest)

  • Oregon

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Malheur County: 28.2% (class: red, 526.7% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Morrow County: 22.3% (class: red, 395.6% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Umatilla County: 12.5% (class: red, 177.8% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Sherman County: 8.3% (class: yellow, 84.4% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Marion County: 6.0% (class: yellow, 33.3% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 4.6 per 100,000 people (#43 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.09 per 100k (#41 highest)
    - New tests: 90.5 per 100k (#49 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 5.3% (#31 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 28,654 total cases (702.0 per 100k, #47 highest among all states)
    - 497 total deaths (12.2 per 100k, #45 highest)
    - 596,988 total tests (14,625.1 per 100k, #50 highest)

  • Pennsylvania

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Columbia County: 11.3% (class: red, 117.3% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Armstrong County: 9.0% (class: yellow, 73.1% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. York County: 8.2% (class: yellow, 57.7% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Beaver County: 7.1% (class: yellow, 36.5% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Montour County: 6.5% (class: yellow, 25.0% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 5.7 per 100,000 people (#41 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.10 per 100k (#38 highest)
    - New tests: 88.0 per 100k (#51 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 6.6% (#24 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 141,877 total cases (1,109.2 per 100k, #40 highest among all states)
    - 7,820 total deaths (61.1 per 100k, #14 highest)
    - 1.8 million total tests (13,893.6 per 100k, #51 highest)

  • Rhode Island

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Newport County: 2.5% (class: green, 111.9% above state positivity rate)
    --- #1. Providence County: 2.5% (class: green, 111.9% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Bristol County: 1.4% (class: green, 18.6% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Kent County: 1.1% (class: green, 6.8% below state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Washington County: 0.4% (class: green, 66.1% below state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 8.6 per 100,000 people (#34 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.16 per 100k (#23 highest)
    - New tests: 801.9 per 100k (#1 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 1.1% (#45 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 22,782 total cases (2,156.1 per 100k, #15 highest among all states)
    - 1,067 total deaths (101.0 per 100k, #6 highest)
    - 606,906 total tests (57,438.9 per 100k, #1 highest)

  • South Carolina

    Counties with the highest test positivity rates, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2:
    --- #1. Saluda County: 40.4% (class: red, 203.5% above state positivity rate)
    --- #2. Spartanburg County: 36.0% (class: red, 170.5% above state positivity rate)
    --- #3. Abbeville County: 34.1% (class: red, 156.2% above state positivity rate)
    --- #4. Anderson County: 27.1% (class: red, 103.6% above state positivity rate)
    --- #5. Kershaw County: 26.5% (class: red, 99.1% above state positivity rate)

    Daily new counts over the past week (Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, seven-day averages):
    - New cases: 14.1 per 100,000 people (#16 highest among all states)
    - New deaths: 0.48 per 100k (#2 highest)
    - New tests: 181.7 per 100k (#28 highest)
    - Test positivity rate: 8.1% (#19 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)

    Total state COVID-19 counts as of Sept. 10:
    - 126,592 total cases (2,554.4 per 100k, #7 highest among all states)
    - 2,975 total deaths (60.0 per 100k, #17 highest)
    - 1.0 million total tests (20,832.8 per 100k, #34 highest)

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