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Covid Cases Have Been Increasing In All But Two Days Given Day Of The Elections

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Since Election Day, the average number of coronavirus cases has increased in every state except Georgia and Hawaii, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

The day after the election, the country reported a record single-day rise in cases, with more than 100,000 infections. The average new case count and average death toll have both been steadily rising since Election Day.

However, the seven-day average of cases in Georgia and Hawaii was on a downward trend over the past two weeks since the election.

Here we take a closer look at the 48 states that have reported an increase in their average case tally over the 14-day period from November 3-16.

California

  • Day 1 (November 3): 5,026.14
  • Day 14 (November 16): 9,393.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 9,393.50 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 5,026.14 on November 3

The average case tally in California has been rising sharply from mid-October, after declining sharply from late July, when it peaked at 9,561. The figure increased from late March to late July.

Texas

  • Day 1 (November 3): 7,539.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 8,888.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 9,841.57 on November 13
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 7,539.29 on November 3

The average case count in Texas has been rising sharply from early October, after declining from mid-July, when it peaked at 10,572 on July 17.

Florida

  • Day 1 (November 3):
  • Day 14 (November 16):
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period:
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period:

The average case tally in Florida has been rising sharply from early October, after dropping sharply from mid-July, when it peaked at 11,870 on July 14.

Utah

  • Day 1 (November 3): 2,049.57
  • Day 14 (November 16): 3,035
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,212 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,049.57 on November 3

Utah recorded its highest-ever average case count in mid-November. The figure has been rising sharply since early September, after flattening out for most of the outbreak.

Arizona

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,531.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,587.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,587.50 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,531.29on November 3

The average case tally in Arizona has been rising sharply since late September, after declining dramatically from early July, when it peaked at 3,844 on July 3.

Kansas

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,807.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 3,362
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,362 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,807.43 on November 3

The average case count in Kansas increased sharply from late October, after flattening out for months since mid-April.

Arkansas

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,193.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,585.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,686 on November 14
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,193.71 on November 3

The average case tally in Arkansas has been rising sharply since mid-October, after flattening from late July and increasing from early May.

Tennessee

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,950.86
  • Day 14 (November 16): 5,541
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 5,541 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,950.86 on November 3

The average case count in Tennessee has been rising sharply since early November. The figure flattened out from late July, after increasing from late May.

North Carolina

  • Day 1 (November 3): 2,391.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,688.25
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,794 on November 14
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,380.57 on November 10

The average case count in North Carolina has been rising sharply since late September, after declining from mid-July.

South Carolina

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,039.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,53175
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,53175 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,039.71 on November 3

The average case tally in South Carolina reported a statistical increase in the recent two-week period. However, the figure declined from mid-July and flattened out from late August to early November.

Oklahoma

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,465.14
  • Day 14 (November 16): 3,042
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,042 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,284.14 on November 4

The average case count has been rising sharply since late October, after flattening out for most of the outbreak since late March.

New York

  • Day 1 (November 3): 2,370
  • Day 14 (November 16): 4,482
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 4,590.83 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,370 on November 3

The average case tally in New York, the country’s former epicenter of the outbreak, has been climbing from late September, after declining from early April and flattening out from early June.

Pennsylvania

  • Day 1 (November 3): 2,680
  • Day 14 (November 16): 5,270
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 5,444 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,680 on November 3

The average case count in Pennsylvania has been rising sharply since early October, reporting its highest-ever average case tally on November 15. The figure flattened out for months for most of the outbreak and declined from early April to late June, before flattening out through late September.

New Jersey

  • Day 1 (November 3):
  • Day 14 (November 16):
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period:
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period:

The average infection count in New Jersey has been increasing on a sharp incline from late September, after declining sharply from early April and flattening out after then.

Colorado

  • Day 1 (November 3): 2,863.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 5,028.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 5,062 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,863.29 on November 3

The average case tally in Colorado has been rising sharply since early October, after flattening out for most of the outbreak. The state also hit its highest-ever average case count in mid-November.

Connecticut

  • Day 1 (November 3): 988.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,846
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,846 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 988.29 on November 3

Connecticut also reported a record average case count in mid-November. The figure has been rising sharply since early October, after declining from late April and flattening out from early June.

Louisiana

  • Day 1 (November 3): 723.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 3,529.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,589 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 648.29 on November 8

The average case tally in Louisiana has been increasing on a sharp incline since early November, after declining from late July and flattening out from late August.

Mississippi

  • Day 1 (November 3): 788.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,058.25
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,126.67 on November 14
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 788.29 on November 3

The average case count in Mississippi has been rising since early September, after declining sharply from late July when it peaked at 1,361 on July 27.

Alabama

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,459.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,149
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,149 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,386 on November 5

The average case tally in Alabama has been increasing sharply since early October, peaking in mid-November, after declining since mid-July.

Nebraska

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,578.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,262
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,332 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,578.29 on November 3

The average case tally in Nebraska has been rising sharply from early September, after flattening out for most of the outbreak.

Missouri

  • Day 1 (November 3): 3,039.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 4,750.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 4,974 on November 11
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,039.29 on November 3

The average case count increased on a sharp incline from late October, after flattening out for months for most of the outbreak since late March.

Massachusetts

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,446.86
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,562.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2593 on November 14
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,446.86 on November 3

The average number of infections in Massachusetts has been rising sharply from early September. The figure dropped dramatically from mid-April before it flattened out from early June to early September.

Wisconsin

  • Day 1 (November 3): 5,417.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 6,247.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 6,883 on November 13
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 5,417.29 on November 3

The average case tally in Wisconsin has been rising sharply since early September, after remaining flat for most of the outbreak from March.

The state reported the country’s fifth-highest number of cases per 100,000 people in the past week, according to the latest report Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

South Dakota

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,154.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,390.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,516 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,140.57 on November 4

The average case tally in South Dakota has been rising on a sharp incline from late August, after flattening out for months from late March.

The state reported the country’s second-highest number of cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days, after North Dakota, according to the CDC.

Wyoming

  • Day 1 (November 3): 482.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 678.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 764 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 471.29 on November 3

The average case tally in Wyoming has been rising sharply since early September, after remaining flat throughout most of the outbreak from March. On November 15, the state reported its highest average case count since the outbreak began. The state recorded the country’s fourth-highest number of infections in the past seven days, according to the CDC.

Iowa

  • Day 1 (November 3): 2,877.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 4,048.25
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 4,757 on November 11
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,877.71 on November 3

The average case tally in Iowa has been increasing since early August, rising on a sharper incline from late October and peaking in early November. The figure remained flat from late April to early August. Iowa recorded the country’s third-highest number of infections per 100,000 in the past seven days, according to the CDC.

Indiana

  • Day 1 (November 3): 3,561.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 6444.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 6,474 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,561.43 on November 3

The average case count in Indiana has been increasing on a sharp incline from late September, peaking in mid-November, after flattening out from early April.

Oregon

  • Day 1 (November 3): 602.86
  • Day 14 (November 16): 941.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 975 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 602.86 on November 3

The average case count in Oregon has been increasing on a sharp incline from early September, after declining from late July. The figure flattened out from late March to early June before increasing again through late July.

Nevada

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,019.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,805
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,805 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,019.71 on November 3

On Monday, Nevada reported its highest-ever average case count since the outbreak began. The figure has been rising sharply since early September, after declining sharply from late July. It also rose sharply from late May, after flattening out from late March.

Michigan

  • Day 1 (November 3): 4,160.14
  • Day 14 (November 16): 7,443
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 7,443 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 4,160.14 on November 3

The average case count in Michigan has been rising on a sharp incline since early October, after flattening out since early April.

Kentucky

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,751.86
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,354.85
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,408 on November 14
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1742.29 on November 5

The average case count in Kentucky has been rising sharply since July, after flattening out since late March.

Washington

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,095.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 2,044
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 2,304 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,095.43 on November 3

The average case count in Washington has been rising since early September after declining from late July. The figure increased from late May before then.

Idaho

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,014.14
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,266.25
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,326 on November 12
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,014.14 on November 3

The average case tally in Idaho has been rising sharply from early September. The figure remained flat from March to early June, before rising through mid-July and declining after then.

Ohio

  • Day 1 (November 3): 3,913.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 7,727
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 7,727 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,913.71 on November 3

On Monday, Ohio reported its highest average case count since the outbreak began. The figure has been rising sharply since late September, after flattening for months since early April.

North Dakota

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,302.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,428
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,502 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,285.71 on November 10

The average case tally in North Dakota has been rising sharply since mid-August, after remaining flat before then since March. The state reported the country’s highest number of cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days, according to the latest report Monday by the CDC.

Minnesota

  • Day 1 (November 3): 3,548.96
  • Day 14 (November 16): 7,306
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 7,306 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 3,548.96 on November 3

The average case count in Minnesota has been rising sharply since late October, after flattening out for months since early May.

New Mexico

  • Day 1 (November 3): 926.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,169.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1381 on November 9
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 926.43 on November 3

The average case tally in New Mexico rose sharply from late September, after remaining flat for months since late March.

Virginia

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,304.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,652
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,652 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,304.43 on November 3

The average case count in Virginia has been rising sharply since early October, after flattening out from mid-July. The figure rose from late March to late May before dropping through late June.

Maryland

  • Day 1 (November 3): 1,027.29
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,939
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,939 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,027.29 on November 3

The average case tally has been rising sharply from late October, peaking on November 16, after flattening out from late April to late September.

Delaware

  • Day 1 (November 3): 183.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 414
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 414 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 183.43 on November 3

The average case count has been rising sharply since late October, peaking in mid-November, after flattening out from late April.

Montana

  • Day 1 (November 3): 861.57
  • Day 14 (November 16): 1,249
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 1,249 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 828.71 on November 6

The average case count in Montana has been rising sharply since early September, after remaining flat since the outbreak began in the state in late March.

West Virginia

  • Day 1 (November 3): 442.14
  • Day 14 (November 16): 891
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 891 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 442.14 on November 3

West Virginia reported an average case count of 891 on Monday, the highest it’s been since the outbreak began. The figure remained flat from late March before increasing from late July.

Alaska

  • Day 1 (November 3): 398.71
  • Day 14 (November 16): 647
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 647 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 398.71 on November 3

The average case count in Alaska has been increasing on a sharp incline from mid-September, after flattening out for most of the outbreak since March.

Rhode Island

  • Day 1 (November 3): 500.86
  • Day 14 (November 16): 789.75
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 854 on November 14
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 500.86 on November 3, 4 and 5

Rhode Island reported its highest-ever average case count on November 14. The figure has been rising sharply since early October, after remaining flat for most of the outbreak.

New Hampshire

  • Day 1 (November 3): 161.14
  • Day 14 (November 16): 391
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 391 on November 16
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 161.14 on November 3

The average case count in New Hampshire has been rising sharply since late September. The figure remained flat for most of the outbreak from late March.

Maine

  • Day 1 (November 3): 125.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 180.50
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 183 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 125.43 on November 3

The average case tally in Maine rose sharply from late September, after flattening out from early April.

Vermont

  • Day 1 (November 3): 24.43
  • Day 14 (November 16): 89.25
  • Highest daily case count in 14-day period: 95 on November 15
  • Lowest daily case count in 14-day period: 24.43 on November 3

The average case tally in Vermont has been rising on a dramatic incline from early November, after flattening out for months from late April.

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in America as of Wednesday night.
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