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Covid Cases Are Falling Into These Five States.

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As the number of daily new coronavirus cases in the U.S. reached a record high of 91,295 on Thursday, a handful of states have each reported a decline in new infections over the latest two-week period.

The five states listed below have each seen a decrease in the average number of daily new cases over a 14-day period from October 16 to 29, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Daily case counts below reflect a seven-day moving average of daily new infections reported from October 16 to 29.

Missouri

  • Day 1 (October 16): 2,040.34
  • Day 14 (October 29): 1,477.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,213 on October 17
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,477.75 on October 29

While the average daily case tally in Missouri statistically dropped in the recent two-week period, the figure has been increasing throughout the outbreak since mid-March, according to JHU.

Oklahoma

  • Day 1 (October 16): 1,127
  • Day 14 (October 29): 864.25
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,348 on October 22
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 864.25 on October 29

While the average number of daily new cases in Oklahoma statistically declined in the latest two-week period, the average count has been rising sharply since early June, after flattening out from mid-March, according to JHU.

Louisiana

  • Day 1 (October 16): 551.86
  • Day 14 (October 29): 498.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 615.71 on October 24
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 494.50 on October 27

The average number of daily new cases in Louisiana statistically declined in the latest two-week period. However, the count has been flattening out from late August, after decreasing since late July, when it peaked at 2,267 on July 23, according to JHU.

Hawaii

  • Day 1 (October 16): 79.14
  • Day 14 (October 29): 59.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 91.57 on October 22 and 23
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 59.75 on October 29

The average number of daily new cases in Hawaii were reported to be on a downward trend in the latest 14-day period. The average count has been decreasing since late August when it peaked at 255 on August 26. The figure remained flat from mid-March to mid-July, before it rose sharply, according to JHU.

Delaware

  • Day 1 (October 16): 129.57
  • Day 14 (October 29): 148
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 148 on October 29
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 124 on October 22

The average daily case tally in Delaware reported a statistical decline in the latest 14-day period. However, average daily new cases flattened out from early July, after declining from late April when it peaked at 235 on April 25, according to JHU.

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