Top 20 States With Positive COVID Tests Now

The cases are spreading.

COVID cases are still thriving in the USA, according to the CDC, and in this in-depth analysis, we will examine the latest COVID-19 statistics across the top 20 states. As the pandemic continues to evolve, understanding the current situation is crucial, and these statistics offer valuable insights into the ongoing challenges posed by the virus. The data presented here covers a range of essential metrics, including new hospital admissions, death rates, and test positivity rates. These figures not only provide a snapshot of the pandemic's impact but also shed light on how various states are faring in their efforts to combat the virus. Read on to see how your state is doing.

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Wisconsin

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New hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 in Wisconsin over the past week total 336, with a rate of 5.77 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents an 18.3% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has seen a total of 128,266 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 233.3 per 100,000. Notably, 1.50% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, with a 12.10% increase in this percentage compared to the previous week. Wisconsin's test positivity rate for the past week stands at 9.2%, reflecting a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Ohio

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In Ohio, new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past week total 504, with a rate of 4.31 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 7.5% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has accumulated a total of 264,117 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 336.6 per 100,000. Notably, 1.40% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 13.40% increase in this percentage compared to the prior week. Ohio's test positivity rate for the past week is 9.2%, with a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Minnesota

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Minnesota has witnessed 284 new hospital admissions for confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 5.04 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 2.9% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 80,371 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with data not available for the death rate and ED visits. However, there has been a 9.2% increase in the percentage of visits diagnosed as COVID-19 compared to the prior week. Minnesota's test positivity rate for the past week is 9.2%, reflecting a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Michigan

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Michigan, in contrast, has experienced a slight decrease in new hospital admissions for confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 492 admissions recorded over the past week. The rate of new admissions per 100,000 population is 4.93, reflecting a 5.6% decrease from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has accumulated a total of 195,584 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 298.6 per 100,000. Currently, 1.30% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a -1.20% change in this percentage compared to the previous week. Michigan's test positivity rate for the past week is 9.2%, showing a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Indiana

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Indiana, on the other hand, has seen a substantial surge in new hospital admissions for confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week. There have been 386 new admissions, equating to 5.73 new admissions per 100,000 population, which marks a significant 39.9% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 141,152 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 329.2 per 100,000. Notably, 1.50% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a substantial 23.80% increase compared to the previous week. Indiana's test positivity rate for the past week is 9.2%, with a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Illinois

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Illinois has experienced a rise in new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week. The state recorded 595 new admissions, with a rate of 4.7 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 17.4% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, Illinois has accumulated a total of 232,872 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 264.1 per 100,000. Notably, 1.40% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 12.20% increase in this percentage compared to the prior week. Illinois's test positivity rate for the past week is 9.2%, showing a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Nevada

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In Nevada, new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week total 170, with a rate of 5.52 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a -2.9% change from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has seen a total of 65,459 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 333 per 100,000. Notably, 1.30% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a -17.80% change in this percentage compared to the prior week. Nevada's test positivity rate for the past week is 11%, with a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Hawaii

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Hawaii has recorded 61 new hospital admissions for confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 4.31 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a -42.5% change from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has witnessed a total of 20,121 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 100.4 per 100,000. Notably, 1.90% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a -21.40% change in this percentage compared to the prior week. Hawaii's test positivity rate for the past week is 11%, with a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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California

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California has experienced 1,832 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 4.64 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 1.7% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 622,239 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 247.6 per 100,000. Notably, 1.10% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a -3.50% change in this percentage compared to the prior week. California's test positivity rate for the past week is 11%, with a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Arizona

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Arizona has recorded 461 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 6.33 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 20.4% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has witnessed a total of 155,617 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 326.3 per 100,000. Notably, 2.30% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 2.70% change in this percentage compared to the prior week. Arizona's test positivity rate for the past week is 11%, with a 0.6% increase from the prior week.

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Nebraska

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In Nebraska, new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week total 87, with a rate of 4.5 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 27.9% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has seen a total of 32,004 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 249.2 per 100,000. Notably, 1.00% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 30.50% change in this percentage compared to the prior week. Nebraska's test positivity rate for the past week is 11.1%, with a 1.2% increase from the prior week.

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Missouri

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Missouri has seen 300 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 4.89 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a -8.8% change from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 132,724 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with data not available for the death rate and ED visits. Missouri's test positivity rate for the past week is 11.1%, with a 1.

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Kansas

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Kansas has witnessed 169 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 5.8 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a substantial 40.8% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has seen a total of 57,821 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 301.7 per 100,000. Notably, 1.50% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 25.30% increase in this percentage compared to the previous week. Kansas's test positivity rate for the past week is 11.1%, with a 1.2% increase from the prior week.

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Iowa

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In Iowa, there have been 167 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 5.29 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a significant 31.5% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 55,181 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 271.3 per 100,000. Notably, 2.00% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, with no change in this percentage compared to the previous week. Iowa's test positivity rate for the past week is 11.1%, with a 1.2% increase from the prior week.

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Wyoming

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Wyoming has witnessed 29 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 5.01 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents an 11.5% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has seen a total of 11,574 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 306.9 per 100,000. Notably, 2.00% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a -3.90% change in this percentage compared to the previous week. Wyoming's test positivity rate for the past week is 14%, with a -0.4% change from the prior week.

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Utah

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Utah has recorded 130 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 4.05 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a -16.7% change from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has witnessed a total of 47,793 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 198.9 per 100,000. Notably, 1.90% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 4.30% increase in this percentage compared to the previous week. Utah's test positivity rate for the past week is 14%, with a -0.4% change from the prior week.

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South Dakota

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South Dakota has experienced 57 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 6.44 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 7.5% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 19,562 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 301.8 per 100,000. Notably, 1.00% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a -14.10% change in this percentage compared to the previous week. South Dakota's test positivity rate for the past week is 14%, with a -0.4% change from the prior week.

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North Dakota

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North Dakota has seen 45 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 5.91 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a -27.4% change from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has witnessed a total of 15,299 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 284.2 per 100,000. Notably, 1.50% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 7.60% increase in this percentage compared to the previous week. North Dakota's test positivity rate for the past week is 14%, with a -0.4% change from the prior week.

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Montana

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In Montana, there have been 107 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 10.01 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 4.9% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 30,665 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 270.7 per 100,000. Notably, 2.10% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting an -18.00% change in this percentage compared to the previous week. Montana's test positivity rate for the past week is 14%, with a -0.4% change from the prior week.

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Colorado

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Colorado has witnessed 435 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, with a rate of 7.55 new admissions per 100,000 population. This represents a 2.6% increase from the prior week. Since August 1, 2020, the state has seen a total of 98,925 COVID-19 hospital admissions, with a death rate of 248.9 per 100,000. Notably, 2.40% of ED visits are diagnosed as COVID-19, reflecting a 3.80% increase in this percentage compared to the previous week. Colorado's test positivity rate for the past week is 14%, with a -0.4% change from the prior week.

Christopher Roback
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