States doing the most and least COVID-19 testing

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States doing the most and least COVID-19 testing

As many people defy CDC guidelines and travel home for Thanksgiving, some will be met with new travel requirements

As of Nov. 20, 14 states had some degree of advisories, warnings, mandated quarantine periods, or testing requirements including showing proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The state of Illinois did not have a blanket rule, but Chicago is mandating a 14-day quarantine period for anyone traveling from a “red” state where more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 were reported for every 100,000 residents.

The added precautions are in direct response to the staggering spike in cases as of late, with public health resource COVID Exit Strategy categorizing 49 out of 50 states as having “uncontrolled spread” as of Nov. 22. Crucial to getting these numbers down is ramping up access to testing, pursuing contact tracing at every opportunity, and people following social distancing recommendations and basic hygiene like frequent hand washing.

To determine the states doing the most and least COVID-19 testing, Stacker compared testing numbers from the COVID Tracking Project, contextualized with population data from the U.S. Census (American Community Survey 2018 5-year estimates). The COVID Tracking Project, a volunteer effort housed at The Atlantic, compiles and standardizes data from state public health agencies. Data are as of Nov. 22 and reflect the past month’s tests and cases.

States are ranked based on their PCR tests completed per 100,000 people in the past week. However, it is important to note that these rankings are not an exact comparison because different states report their tests using different units. Some states report specimens tested—referring to the samples sent to a lab—while others report people tested, and still others report testing encounters, referring to the people who have been tested each day. We have included each state’s primary units using documentation from the COVID Tracking Project. Some states also may be including antigen tests in their molecular, or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test counts; for more details on this issue, see the Project’s blog. Separated-out antigen and antibody test counts are also included in the story where available.

Keep reading to see which states are doing the most and least COVID-19 testing.

Editor's note: Betsy Ladyzhets, a research associate at Stacker who worked on this story, volunteers for the COVID-19 Tracking Project.

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#51. Wyoming

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 7,255 (1,247 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 5,675 (975 per 100k)
- New deaths: 32 (5.5 per 100k, #13 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 51.9% (#2 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 154 new tests per 100k, 66 new cases per 100k, 79.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 248 new tests per 100k, 88 new cases per 100k, 59.2% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 285 new tests per 100k, 127 new cases per 100k, 65.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 178 new tests per 100k, 139 new cases per 100k, 51.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 28,169 total cases (4,841 per 100k, #13 highest among all states)
- 176 total deaths (30.2 per 100k, #45 highest)
- 159,957 total PCR tests (27,492 per 100k, #47 highest)

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#50. Oregon

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 51,635 (1,265 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 8,290 (203 per 100k)
- New deaths: 59 (1.4 per 100k, #42 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 16.0% (#19 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 149 new tests per 100k, 12 new cases per 100k, 8.0% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 145 new tests per 100k, 18 new cases per 100k, 12.3% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 170 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 13.2% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 181 new tests per 100k, 29 new cases per 100k, 16.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 65,170 total cases (1,597 per 100k, #47 highest among all states)
- 820 total deaths (20.1 per 100k, #47 highest)
- 1.0 million total PCR tests (24,734 per 100k, #50 highest)

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#49. Pennsylvania

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 171,446 (1,340 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 44,502 (348 per 100k)
- New deaths: 530 (4.1 per 100k, #20 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 26.0% (#10 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 125 new tests per 100k, 17 new cases per 100k, 13.9% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 148 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 15.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 166 new tests per 100k, 38 new cases per 100k, 23.2% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 191 new tests per 100k, 50 new cases per 100k, 26.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 309,639 total cases (2,421 per 100k, #44 highest among all states)
- 9,842 total deaths (76.9 per 100k, #20 highest)
- 3.0 million total PCR tests (23,297 per 100k, #51 highest)

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#48. Alabama

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 65,980 (1,356 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 14,684 (302 per 100k)
- New deaths: 209 (4.3 per 100k, #19 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 23.0% (#14 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Unclear units

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 147 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 19.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 147 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 19.5% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 167 new tests per 100k, 42 new cases per 100k, -20.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 194 new tests per 100k, 43 new cases per 100k, 23.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 232,506 total cases (4,779 per 100k, #15 highest among all states)
- 3,457 total deaths (71.1 per 100k, #23 highest)
- 1.5 million total PCR tests (31,356 per 100k, #45 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (people): 69,857 (1,436 per 100k)

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#47. Idaho

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 23,291 (1,380 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 9,517 (564 per 100k)
- New deaths: 88 (5.2 per 100k, #15 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 41.5% (#5 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 147 new tests per 100k, 50 new cases per 100k, 34.3% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 166 new tests per 100k, 65 new cases per 100k, 39.6% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 189 new tests per 100k, 76 new cases per 100k, 40.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 197 new tests per 100k, 81 new cases per 100k, 41.5% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 90,834 total cases (5,382 per 100k, #7 highest among all states)
- 847 total deaths (50.2 per 100k, #33 highest)
- 451,245 total PCR tests (26,736 per 100k, #48 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 31,219 (1,850 per 100k)

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#46. Mississippi

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 41,999 (1,405 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 8,871 (297 per 100k)
- New deaths: 133 (4.5 per 100k, #17 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 86.0% (#1 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 383 new tests per 100k, 26 new cases per 100k, 72.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 187 new tests per 100k, 30 new cases per 100k, 85.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 212 new tests per 100k, 36 new cases per 100k, 85.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 201 new tests per 100k, 42 new cases per 100k, 86.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 143,180 total cases (4,791 per 100k, #14 highest among all states)
- 3,676 total deaths (123.0 per 100k, #6 highest)
- 1.1 million total PCR tests (35,137 per 100k, #43 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 48,342 (1,617 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 145,992 (4,885 per 100k)

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#45. Iowa

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 45,199 (1,443 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 20,223 (646 per 100k)
- New deaths: 207 (6.6 per 100k, #8 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 45.4% (#3 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 154 new tests per 100k, 56 new cases per 100k, 35.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 176 new tests per 100k, 85 new cases per 100k, 47.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 241 new tests per 100k, 122 new cases per 100k, 51.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 206 new tests per 100k, 92 new cases per 100k, 45.4% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 187,505 total cases (5,986 per 100k, #4 highest among all states)
- 2,192 total deaths (70.0 per 100k, #24 highest)
- 1.0 million total PCR tests (33,002 per 100k, #44 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (people): 73,675 (2,352 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (people): 128,007 (4,086 per 100k)

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#44. Arizona

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 129,854 (1,869 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 24,229 (349 per 100k)
- New deaths: 162 (2.3 per 100k, #34 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 18.5% (#17 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 163 new tests per 100k, 19 new cases per 100k, 11.9% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 179 new tests per 100k, 24 new cases per 100k, 13.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 209 new tests per 100k, 33 new cases per 100k, 15.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 267 new tests per 100k, 50 new cases per 100k, 18.5% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 299,665 total cases (4,314 per 100k, #24 highest among all states)
- 6,464 total deaths (93.1 per 100k, #11 highest)
- 2.1 million total PCR tests (30,293 per 100k, #46 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 356,561 (5,133 per 100k)

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#43. Kansas

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 57,106 (1,963 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 19,026 (654 per 100k)
- New deaths: 154 (5.3 per 100k, #14 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 15.0% (#21 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 130 new tests per 100k, 44 new cases per 100k, 15.0% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 165 new tests per 100k, 61 new cases per 100k, 15.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 150 new tests per 100k, 88 new cases per 100k, 26.4% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 280 new tests per 100k, 93 new cases per 100k, 15.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 134,533 total cases (4,625 per 100k, #17 highest among all states)
- 1,410 total deaths (48.5 per 100k, #35 highest)
- 763,893 total PCR tests (26,262 per 100k, #49 highest)

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#42. South Dakota

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 17,104 (1,979 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 7,684 (889 per 100k)
- New deaths: 175 (20.2 per 100k, #1 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 45.4% (#4 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 268 new tests per 100k, 134 new cases per 100k, 49.8% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 246 new tests per 100k, 134 new cases per 100k, 54.7% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 282 new tests per 100k, 165 new cases per 100k, 57.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 283 new tests per 100k, 127 new cases per 100k, 45.4% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 73,065 total cases (8,454 per 100k, #2 highest among all states)
- 819 total deaths (94.8 per 100k, #9 highest)
- 311,218 total PCR tests (36,009 per 100k, #41 highest)

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#41. Washington

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 145,585 (1,996 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 13,529 (185 per 100k)
- New deaths: 100 (1.4 per 100k, #43 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 9.6% (#31 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 176 new tests per 100k, 9 new cases per 100k, 2.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 279 new tests per 100k, 17 new cases per 100k, 18.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 306 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 6.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 285 new tests per 100k, 26 new cases per 100k, 9.6% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 141,260 total cases (1,937 per 100k, #46 highest among all states)
- 2,619 total deaths (35.9 per 100k, #44 highest)
- 2.9 million total PCR tests (39,680 per 100k, #39 highest)

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#40. Georgia

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 225,494 (2,190 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 17,462 (170 per 100k)
- New deaths: 241 (2.3 per 100k, #33 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 8.0% (#37 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 193 new tests per 100k, 15 new cases per 100k, 8.0% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 208 new tests per 100k, 15 new cases per 100k, 7.4% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 213 new tests per 100k, 19 new cases per 100k, 9.2% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 313 new tests per 100k, 24 new cases per 100k, 8.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 404,411 total cases (3,927 per 100k, #26 highest among all states)
- 9,198 total deaths (89.3 per 100k, #13 highest)
- 4.1 million total PCR tests (39,940 per 100k, #38 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 356,199 (3,459 per 100k)

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#39. Texas

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 619,977 (2,223 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 73,554 (264 per 100k)
- New deaths: 997 (3.6 per 100k, #22 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 24.1% (#13 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 234 new tests per 100k, 22 new cases per 100k, 9.4% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 265 new tests per 100k, 26 new cases per 100k, 10.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 260 new tests per 100k, 33 new cases per 100k, 27.3% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 318 new tests per 100k, 38 new cases per 100k, 24.1% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 1.1 million total cases (3,924 per 100k, #27 highest among all states)
- 20,556 total deaths (73.7 per 100k, #22 highest)
- 10.0 million total PCR tests (35,831 per 100k, #42 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 548,439 (1,967 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 553,746 (1,986 per 100k)

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#38. Missouri

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 138,030 (2,266 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 32,076 (527 per 100k)
- New deaths: 185 (3.0 per 100k, #24 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 25.9% (#11 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 301 new tests per 100k, 38 new cases per 100k, 12.4% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 280 new tests per 100k, 56 new cases per 100k, 9.2% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 307 new tests per 100k, 71 new cases per 100k, 14.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 324 new tests per 100k, 75 new cases per 100k, 25.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 271,527 total cases (4,459 per 100k, #21 highest among all states)
- 3,559 total deaths (58.4 per 100k, #29 highest)
- 2.9 million total PCR tests (48,003 per 100k, #35 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 92,496 (1,519 per 100k)
- Total antibody tests (people): 87,838 (1,442 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 99,059 (1,627 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (people): 59,084 (970 per 100k)

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#37. Virginia

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 198,157 (2,355 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 15,836 (188 per 100k)
- New deaths: 138 (1.6 per 100k, #40 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 8.9% (#32 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 234 new tests per 100k, 15 new cases per 100k, 6.6% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 237 new tests per 100k, 17 new cases per 100k, 7.0% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 227 new tests per 100k, 17 new cases per 100k, 8.4% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 336 new tests per 100k, 27 new cases per 100k, 8.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 217,796 total cases (2,589 per 100k, #43 highest among all states)
- 3,938 total deaths (46.8 per 100k, #38 highest)
- 3.1 million total PCR tests (37,069 per 100k, #40 highest)

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#36. Hawaii

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 35,242 (2,478 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 724 (51 per 100k)
- New deaths: 11 (0.8 per 100k, #49 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 2.0% (#51 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 299 new tests per 100k, 5 new cases per 100k, 1.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 322 new tests per 100k, 8 new cases per 100k, 2.4% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 330 new tests per 100k, 7 new cases per 100k, 2.2% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 354 new tests per 100k, 7 new cases per 100k, 2.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 17,483 total cases (1,229 per 100k, #49 highest among all states)
- 233 total deaths (16.4 per 100k, #48 highest)
- 630,357 total PCR tests (44,328 per 100k, #37 highest)

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#35. Arkansas

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 89,393 (2,989 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 12,133 (406 per 100k)
- New deaths: 174 (5.8 per 100k, #11 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 13.8% (#25 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 282 new tests per 100k, 29 new cases per 100k, 8.8% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 386 new tests per 100k, 46 new cases per 100k, 12.4% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 371 new tests per 100k, 53 new cases per 100k, 12.5% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 427 new tests per 100k, 58 new cases per 100k, 13.8% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 145,173 total cases (4,854 per 100k, #12 highest among all states)
- 2,357 total deaths (78.8 per 100k, #18 highest)
- 1.6 million total PCR tests (53,331 per 100k, #29 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 21,856 (731 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (people): 116,897 (3,909 per 100k)

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#34. Tennessee

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 205,358 (3,088 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 29,539 (444 per 100k)
- New deaths: 373 (5.6 per 100k, #12 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 14.8% (#22 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 293 new tests per 100k, 30 new cases per 100k, 10.1% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 408 new tests per 100k, 44 new cases per 100k, 11.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 488 new tests per 100k, 62 new cases per 100k, 13.2% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 441 new tests per 100k, 63 new cases per 100k, 14.8% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 340,476 total cases (5,119 per 100k, #9 highest among all states)
- 4,266 total deaths (64.1 per 100k, #27 highest)
- 4.3 million total PCR tests (64,737 per 100k, #17 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 252,993 (3,804 per 100k)

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#33. Florida

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 638,760 (3,101 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 51,804 (251 per 100k)
- New deaths: 480 (2.3 per 100k, #35 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 8.2% (#35 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 350 new tests per 100k, 20 new cases per 100k, 5.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 325 new tests per 100k, 25 new cases per 100k, 8.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 324 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 8.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 443 new tests per 100k, 36 new cases per 100k, 8.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 924,614 total cases (4,489 per 100k, #20 highest among all states)
- 18,214 total deaths (88.4 per 100k, #15 highest)
- 11.7 million total PCR tests (56,612 per 100k, #26 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 624,738 (3,033 per 100k)
- Total antibody tests (people): 607,025 (2,947 per 100k)

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#32. North Carolina

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 315,005 (3,102 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 24,540 (242 per 100k)
- New deaths: 228 (2.2 per 100k, #36 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 8.2% (#36 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 353 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 7.1% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 379 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 6.3% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 376 new tests per 100k, 27 new cases per 100k, 7.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 443 new tests per 100k, 35 new cases per 100k, 8.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 336,775 total cases (3,316 per 100k, #34 highest among all states)
- 5,034 total deaths (49.6 per 100k, #34 highest)
- 4.9 million total PCR tests (48,718 per 100k, #34 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 91,610 (902 per 100k)

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#31. South Carolina

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 155,979 (3,147 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 10,788 (218 per 100k)
- New deaths: 171 (3.5 per 100k, #23 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 7.2% (#39 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 349 new tests per 100k, 21 new cases per 100k, 6.9% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 380 new tests per 100k, 22 new cases per 100k, 7.0% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 379 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 8.8% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 450 new tests per 100k, 31 new cases per 100k, 7.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 206,295 total cases (4,163 per 100k, #25 highest among all states)
- 4,283 total deaths (86.4 per 100k, #16 highest)
- 2.2 million total PCR tests (45,331 per 100k, #36 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 87,849 (1,773 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 191,023 (3,854 per 100k)

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#30. New Jersey

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 282,079 (3,176 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 26,733 (301 per 100k)
- New deaths: 195 (2.2 per 100k, #38 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 34.4% (#7 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 437 new tests per 100k, 18 new cases per 100k, 30.9% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 495 new tests per 100k, 24 new cases per 100k, 31.2% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 601 new tests per 100k, 40 new cases per 100k, 20.0% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 454 new tests per 100k, 43 new cases per 100k, 34.4% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 306,007 total cases (3,445 per 100k, #32 highest among all states)
- 16,761 total deaths (188.7 per 100k, #1 highest)
- 5.6 million total PCR tests (63,288 per 100k, #18 highest)

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#29. Nevada

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 94,463 (3,232 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 13,705 (469 per 100k)
- New deaths: 108 (3.7 per 100k, #21 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 17.7% (#18 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 286 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 11.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 354 new tests per 100k, 42 new cases per 100k, 11.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 442 new tests per 100k, 50 new cases per 100k, 11.7% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 462 new tests per 100k, 67 new cases per 100k, 17.7% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 133,888 total cases (4,581 per 100k, #18 highest among all states)
- 2,017 total deaths (69.0 per 100k, #25 highest)
- 1.5 million total PCR tests (52,023 per 100k, #30 highest)

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#28. California

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 1,370,524 (3,501 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 82,688 (211 per 100k)
- New deaths: 423 (1.1 per 100k, #46 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 6.2% (#42 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 349 new tests per 100k, 10 new cases per 100k, 3.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 358 new tests per 100k, 14 new cases per 100k, 4.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 417 new tests per 100k, 20 new cases per 100k, 4.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 500 new tests per 100k, 30 new cases per 100k, 6.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 1.1 million total cases (2,815 per 100k, #42 highest among all states)
- 18,676 total deaths (47.7 per 100k, #36 highest)
- 22.2 million total PCR tests (56,802 per 100k, #24 highest)

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#27. Ohio

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 410,078 (3,522 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 53,323 (458 per 100k)
- New deaths: 274 (2.4 per 100k, #32 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 24.8% (#12 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Unclear units

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 399 new tests per 100k, 26 new cases per 100k, 6.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 422 new tests per 100k, 38 new cases per 100k, 21.5% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 483 new tests per 100k, 59 new cases per 100k, 12.2% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 503 new tests per 100k, 65 new cases per 100k, 24.8% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 351,419 total cases (3,019 per 100k, #39 highest among all states)
- 5,996 total deaths (51.5 per 100k, #32 highest)
- 5.7 million total PCR tests (48,722 per 100k, #33 highest)

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#26. Montana

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 40,448 (3,883 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 8,522 (818 per 100k)
- New deaths: 83 (8.0 per 100k, #3 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 34.0% (#8 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 495 new tests per 100k, 77 new cases per 100k, 18.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 341 new tests per 100k, 85 new cases per 100k, 33.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 630 new tests per 100k, 103 new cases per 100k, 26.0% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 555 new tests per 100k, 117 new cases per 100k, 34.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 55,680 total cases (5,345 per 100k, #8 highest among all states)
- 603 total deaths (57.9 per 100k, #30 highest)
- 613,009 total PCR tests (58,845 per 100k, #21 highest)

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#25. New Mexico

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 82,327 (3,935 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 16,620 (794 per 100k)
- New deaths: 147 (7.0 per 100k, #4 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 20.6% (#15 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 434 new tests per 100k, 37 new cases per 100k, 9.3% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 533 new tests per 100k, 49 new cases per 100k, 9.6% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 749 new tests per 100k, 65 new cases per 100k, 10.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 562 new tests per 100k, 113 new cases per 100k, 20.6% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 81,896 total cases (3,914 per 100k, #28 highest among all states)
- 1,383 total deaths (66.1 per 100k, #26 highest)
- 1.5 million total PCR tests (69,536 per 100k, #13 highest)

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#24. Oklahoma

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 156,248 (3,988 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 20,202 (516 per 100k)
- New deaths: 106 (2.7 per 100k, #28 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 36.9% (#6 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 310 new tests per 100k, 27 new cases per 100k, 33.8% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 324 new tests per 100k, 44 new cases per 100k, 34.6% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 365 new tests per 100k, 65 new cases per 100k, 50.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 570 new tests per 100k, 74 new cases per 100k, 36.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 174,330 total cases (4,449 per 100k, #23 highest among all states)
- 1,634 total deaths (41.7 per 100k, #40 highest)
- 2.0 million total PCR tests (50,125 per 100k, #32 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 95,129 (2,428 per 100k)

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#23. Utah

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 123,918 (4,069 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 23,368 (767 per 100k)
- New deaths: 75 (2.5 per 100k, #31 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 18.8% (#16 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 323 new tests per 100k, 55 new cases per 100k, 20.1% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 443 new tests per 100k, 76 new cases per 100k, 17.4% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 511 new tests per 100k, 99 new cases per 100k, 19.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 581 new tests per 100k, 110 new cases per 100k, 18.8% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 177,176 total cases (5,818 per 100k, #6 highest among all states)
- 793 total deaths (26.0 per 100k, #46 highest)
- 1.7 million total PCR tests (56,667 per 100k, #25 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 181,197 (5,950 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (people): 85,181 (2,797 per 100k)

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#22. Maine

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 61,077 (4,583 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 1,415 (106 per 100k)
- New deaths: 11 (0.8 per 100k, #48 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 30.0% (#9 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 527 new tests per 100k, 6 new cases per 100k, 29.1% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 565 new tests per 100k, 10 new cases per 100k, 29.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 626 new tests per 100k, 13 new cases per 100k, 43.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 655 new tests per 100k, 15 new cases per 100k, 30.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 10,359 total cases (777 per 100k, #50 highest among all states)
- 176 total deaths (13.2 per 100k, #50 highest)
- 795,792 total PCR tests (59,708 per 100k, #20 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 12,558 (942 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 1,303 (98 per 100k)

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#21. Maryland

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 280,994 (4,681 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 16,209 (270 per 100k)
- New deaths: 132 (2.2 per 100k, #37 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 5.9% (#43 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 443 new tests per 100k, 14 new cases per 100k, 3.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 481 new tests per 100k, 19 new cases per 100k, 3.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 488 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 5.8% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 669 new tests per 100k, 39 new cases per 100k, 5.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 182,139 total cases (3,034 per 100k, #37 highest among all states)
- 4,434 total deaths (73.9 per 100k, #21 highest)
- 4.1 million total PCR tests (68,973 per 100k, #14 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (people): 155,805 (2,595 per 100k)

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#20. Louisiana

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 222,350 (4,768 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 15,679 (336 per 100k)
- New deaths: 128 (2.7 per 100k, #26 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 7.0% (#41 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: People

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 262 new tests per 100k, 13 new cases per 100k, 4.0% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 336 new tests per 100k, 16 new cases per 100k, 4.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 419 new tests per 100k, 35 new cases per 100k, 5.8% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 681 new tests per 100k, 48 new cases per 100k, 7.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 220,192 total cases (4,721 per 100k, #16 highest among all states)
- 6,260 total deaths (134.2 per 100k, #5 highest)
- 3.3 million total PCR tests (69,730 per 100k, #12 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 89,446 (1,918 per 100k)

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#19. Kentucky

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 213,773 (4,814 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 20,514 (462 per 100k)
- New deaths: 126 (2.8 per 100k, #25 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 8.3% (#34 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 355 new tests per 100k, 38 new cases per 100k, 10.3% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 487 new tests per 100k, 39 new cases per 100k, 5.3% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 473 new tests per 100k, 54 new cases per 100k, 6.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 688 new tests per 100k, 66 new cases per 100k, 8.3% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 158,100 total cases (3,561 per 100k, #31 highest among all states)
- 1,787 total deaths (40.2 per 100k, #41 highest)
- 2.4 million total PCR tests (54,229 per 100k, #28 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 93,778 (2,112 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 102,900 (2,317 per 100k)

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#18. Michigan

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 480,755 (4,828 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 53,229 (535 per 100k)
- New deaths: 499 (5.0 per 100k, #16 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 9.6% (#30 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 479 new tests per 100k, 31 new cases per 100k, 4.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 537 new tests per 100k, 45 new cases per 100k, 5.4% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 602 new tests per 100k, 67 new cases per 100k, 9.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 690 new tests per 100k, 76 new cases per 100k, 9.6% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 329,021 total cases (3,304 per 100k, #35 highest among all states)
- 8,875 total deaths (89.1 per 100k, #14 highest)
- 6.2 million total PCR tests (62,536 per 100k, #19 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 354,957 (3,565 per 100k)

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#17. Wisconsin

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 297,480 (5,148 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 46,314 (802 per 100k)
- New deaths: 399 (6.9 per 100k, #6 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 15.7% (#20 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 580 new tests per 100k, 80 new cases per 100k, 14.4% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 629 new tests per 100k, 100 new cases per 100k, 17.0% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 743 new tests per 100k, 119 new cases per 100k, 16.3% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 735 new tests per 100k, 115 new cases per 100k, 15.7% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 376,238 total cases (6,511 per 100k, #3 highest among all states)
- 3,150 total deaths (54.5 per 100k, #31 highest)
- 4.2 million total PCR tests (72,038 per 100k, #10 highest)

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#16. Indiana

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 361,463 (5,446 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 43,760 (659 per 100k)
- New deaths: 395 (6.0 per 100k, #10 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 12.3% (#27 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 495 new tests per 100k, 42 new cases per 100k, 8.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 580 new tests per 100k, 61 new cases per 100k, 10.6% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 700 new tests per 100k, 89 new cases per 100k, 13.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 778 new tests per 100k, 94 new cases per 100k, 12.3% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 295,357 total cases (4,450 per 100k, #22 highest among all states)
- 5,305 total deaths (79.9 per 100k, #17 highest)
- 3.9 million total PCR tests (58,721 per 100k, #22 highest)

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#15. West Virginia

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 100,090 (5,472 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 6,819 (373 per 100k)
- New deaths: 80 (4.4 per 100k, #18 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 7.1% (#40 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 503 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 5.0% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 483 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 5.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 605 new tests per 100k, 41 new cases per 100k, 6.8% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 782 new tests per 100k, 53 new cases per 100k, 7.1% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 40,478 total cases (2,213 per 100k, #45 highest among all states)
- 662 total deaths (36.2 per 100k, #43 highest)
- 1.0 million total PCR tests (56,148 per 100k, #27 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 20,294 (1,110 per 100k)

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#14. New Hampshire

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 74,560 (5,549 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 2,927 (218 per 100k)
- New deaths: 13 (1.0 per 100k, #47 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 5.0% (#44 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 398 new tests per 100k, 9 new cases per 100k, 1.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 494 new tests per 100k, 14 new cases per 100k, 2.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 261 new tests per 100k, 21 new cases per 100k, 0.7% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 793 new tests per 100k, 31 new cases per 100k, 5.0% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 17,598 total cases (1,310 per 100k, #48 highest among all states)
- 512 total deaths (38.1 per 100k, #42 highest)
- 764,919 total PCR tests (56,930 per 100k, #23 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 33,879 (2,521 per 100k)
- Total antibody tests (people): 32,909 (2,449 per 100k)

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#13. Illinois

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 730,578 (5,698 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 82,682 (645 per 100k)
- New deaths: 889 (6.9 per 100k, #5 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 11.4% (#28 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 603 new tests per 100k, 50 new cases per 100k, 8.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 657 new tests per 100k, 72 new cases per 100k, 10.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 800 new tests per 100k, 95 new cases per 100k, 12.0% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 814 new tests per 100k, 92 new cases per 100k, 11.4% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 656,298 total cases (5,119 per 100k, #10 highest among all states)
- 12,051 total deaths (94.0 per 100k, #10 highest)
- 9.8 million total PCR tests (76,445 per 100k, #9 highest)

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#12. Colorado

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 330,674 (5,978 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 35,035 (633 per 100k)
- New deaths: 98 (1.8 per 100k, #39 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 10.7% (#29 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 482 new tests per 100k, 36 new cases per 100k, 7.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 543 new tests per 100k, 53 new cases per 100k, 9.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 699 new tests per 100k, 81 new cases per 100k, 11.5% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 854 new tests per 100k, 90 new cases per 100k, 10.7% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 198,600 total cases (3,591 per 100k, #30 highest among all states)
- 2,355 total deaths (42.6 per 100k, #39 highest)
- 2.9 million total PCR tests (51,628 per 100k, #31 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 197,936 (3,579 per 100k)

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#11. Delaware

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 57,608 (6,067 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 3,005 (316 per 100k)
- New deaths: 12 (1.3 per 100k, #44 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 8.9% (#33 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 422 new tests per 100k, 18 new cases per 100k, 4.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 396 new tests per 100k, 22 new cases per 100k, 6.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 523 new tests per 100k, 33 new cases per 100k, 7.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 867 new tests per 100k, 45 new cases per 100k, 8.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 31,808 total cases (3,350 per 100k, #33 highest among all states)
- 748 total deaths (78.8 per 100k, #19 highest)
- 679,949 total PCR tests (71,612 per 100k, #11 highest)

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#10. Minnesota

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 335,808 (6,075 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 46,576 (843 per 100k)
- New deaths: 336 (6.1 per 100k, #9 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 14.3% (#23 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 455 new tests per 100k, 44 new cases per 100k, 10.2% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 625 new tests per 100k, 78 new cases per 100k, 14.4% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 741 new tests per 100k, 110 new cases per 100k, 17.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 868 new tests per 100k, 120 new cases per 100k, 14.3% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 270,157 total cases (4,888 per 100k, #11 highest among all states)
- 3,241 total deaths (58.6 per 100k, #28 highest)
- 3.7 million total PCR tests (66,946 per 100k, #15 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 79,491 (1,438 per 100k)

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#9. Washington D.C.

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 41,912 (6,123 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 1,174 (172 per 100k)
- New deaths: 10 (1.5 per 100k, #41 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 3.2% (#48 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 606 new tests per 100k, 13 new cases per 100k, 1.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 630 new tests per 100k, 13 new cases per 100k, 2.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 692 new tests per 100k, 20 new cases per 100k, 2.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 875 new tests per 100k, 25 new cases per 100k, 3.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 20,151 total cases (2,944 per 100k, #40 highest among all states)
- 670 total deaths (97.9 per 100k, #8 highest)
- 630,532 total PCR tests (92,116 per 100k, #5 highest)

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#8. Connecticut

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 222,393 (6,209 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 12,824 (358 per 100k)
- New deaths: 91 (2.5 per 100k, #30 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 4.2% (#46 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 689 new tests per 100k, 21 new cases per 100k, 2.6% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 582 new tests per 100k, 28 new cases per 100k, 16.2% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 520 new tests per 100k, 42 new cases per 100k, 17.5% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 887 new tests per 100k, 51 new cases per 100k, 4.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 101,469 total cases (2,833 per 100k, #41 highest among all states)
- 4,828 total deaths (134.8 per 100k, #3 highest)
- 2.9 million total PCR tests (81,783 per 100k, #8 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antigen tests (specimens): 26,512 (740 per 100k)

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#7. Rhode Island

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 66,506 (6,294 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 4,559 (431 per 100k)
- New deaths: 29 (2.7 per 100k, #27 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 4.9% (#45 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 1,225 new tests per 100k, 41 new cases per 100k, 3.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 1,350 new tests per 100k, 52 new cases per 100k, 4.0% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 834 new tests per 100k, 51 new cases per 100k, 4.6% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 899 new tests per 100k, 62 new cases per 100k, 4.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 48,001 total cases (4,543 per 100k, #19 highest among all states)
- 1,294 total deaths (122.5 per 100k, #7 highest)
- 1.4 million total PCR tests (134,016 per 100k, #2 highest)

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#6. New York

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 1,244,073 (6,341 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 36,014 (184 per 100k)
- New deaths: 224 (1.1 per 100k, #45 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 2.9% (#49 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 673 new tests per 100k, 10 new cases per 100k, 1.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 720 new tests per 100k, 14 new cases per 100k, 1.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 792 new tests per 100k, 23 new cases per 100k, 2.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 906 new tests per 100k, 26 new cases per 100k, 2.9% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 596,214 total cases (3,039 per 100k, #36 highest among all states)
- 26,357 total deaths (134.3 per 100k, #4 highest)
- 18.0 million total PCR tests (91,732 per 100k, #6 highest)

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#5. Nebraska

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 125,535 (6,591 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 16,195 (850 per 100k)
- New deaths: 126 (6.6 per 100k, #7 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 13.5% (#26 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 570 new tests per 100k, 56 new cases per 100k, 10.5% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 653 new tests per 100k, 87 new cases per 100k, 13.9% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 735 new tests per 100k, 108 new cases per 100k, 15.7% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 942 new tests per 100k, 121 new cases per 100k, 13.5% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 113,029 total cases (5,934 per 100k, #5 highest among all states)
- 905 total deaths (47.5 per 100k, #37 highest)
- 1.3 million total PCR tests (65,928 per 100k, #16 highest)

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#4. Vermont

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 41,733 (6,678 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 740 (118 per 100k)
- New deaths: 4 (0.6 per 100k, #51 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 2.5% (#50 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 555 new tests per 100k, 3 new cases per 100k, 0.7% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 596 new tests per 100k, 4 new cases per 100k, 1.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 825 new tests per 100k, 11 new cases per 100k, 1.9% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 954 new tests per 100k, 17 new cases per 100k, 2.5% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 3,629 total cases (581 per 100k, #51 highest among all states)
- 63 total deaths (10.1 per 100k, #51 highest)
- 516,661 total PCR tests (82,669 per 100k, #7 highest)

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#3. Alaska

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 58,979 (7,986 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 3,925 (531 per 100k)
- New deaths: 5 (0.7 per 100k, #50 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 7.6% (#38 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 856 new tests per 100k, 51 new cases per 100k, 7.4% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 3,426 new tests per 100k, 60 new cases per 100k, -10.8% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 1,665 new tests per 100k, 77 new cases per 100k, 5.8% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 1,141 new tests per 100k, 76 new cases per 100k, 7.6% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 26,587 total cases (3,600 per 100k, #29 highest among all states)
- 103 total deaths (13.9 per 100k, #49 highest)
- 926,361 total PCR tests (125,435 per 100k, #3 highest)

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#2. North Dakota

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 63,997 (8,508 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 8,887 (1,181 per 100k)
- New deaths: 103 (13.7 per 100k, #2 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 14.1% (#24 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Encounters

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 1,080 new tests per 100k, 139 new cases per 100k, 12.8% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 1,128 new tests per 100k, 176 new cases per 100k, 15.6% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 1,187 new tests per 100k, 180 new cases per 100k, 11.8% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 1,215 new tests per 100k, 169 new cases per 100k, 14.1% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 72,683 total cases (9,663 per 100k, #1 highest among all states)
- 673 total deaths (89.5 per 100k, #12 highest)
- 1.0 million total PCR tests (136,522 per 100k, #1 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (specimens): 11,378 (1,513 per 100k)

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#1. Massachusetts

Reported in the past week (Nov. 16 to Nov. 22):
- New PCR tests: 599,296 (8,774 per 100,000 people) - New cases: 18,575 (272 per 100k)
- New deaths: 183 (2.7 per 100k, #29 highest)
- Test positive ratio: 3.2% (#47 highest, recommended ratio: under 5%)
- PCR test units: Specimens

Daily new PCR tests and cases over the past month (seven-day averages):
- 10/26 to 11/1: 1,041 new tests per 100k, 19 new cases per 100k, 1.9% positivity
- 11/2 to 11/8: 1,161 new tests per 100k, 24 new cases per 100k, 2.1% positivity
- 11/9 to 11/15: 1,146 new tests per 100k, 35 new cases per 100k, 3.1% positivity
- 11/16 to 11/22: 1,253 new tests per 100k, 39 new cases per 100k, 3.2% positivity

Total state COVID-19 counts as of Nov. 22:
- 206,850 total cases (3,028 per 100k, #38 highest among all states)
- 10,512 total deaths (153.9 per 100k, #2 highest)
- 7.9 million total PCR tests (115,191 per 100k, #4 highest)

Non-PCR testing:
- Total antibody tests (people): 130,696 (1,914 per 100k)
- Total antigen tests (people): 244,860 (3,585 per 100k)

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