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The epicenters keeps changing:
Reopening sees surge in cases:
In April New York and New Jersey with the highest rates and California (largest population), accounted for 46% of all the cases in the country.
See NY,NJ,CA below

A surge after reopening in the South and Southwest changed the epicenter in July. Florida, Texas, Arizona and California accounted for 52% of all cases by July 15.

See July.

Hot Spots Bold - States 50% higher than national average. Not all listed.
State Daily New Cases
per 100,000
April
Peak
July 15 Sep. 8 Oct. 8 Nov 2 Nov 20
New York 51 4 6 7 10 25
New Jersey 39 4 6 8 18 43
California 3 20 11 8 10 27
Florida 6 56 13 12 20 37
Arizona 4 51 8 9 19 45
Texas 3 37 13 13 20 38
North Dakota 13 38 60 139 179
South Dakota 27 55 134 145
Wisconsin 14 15 43 80 117
Utah 20 13 33 55 116
Montana 31 77 124
Iowa 24 29 66 126
Idaho 37 16 28 45 82
Minnesota 12 20 46 128
Nebraska 14 29 60 125
US 10 20 10 15 24 50
South Dakota has a 19% positivity rate and 96% of ICU headroom is used.
It has almost 3 times the rate of the US and double the rate of the worst major country in the world.
Over 50% of people do not wear masks, yet Governor Kristi Noem refuses to issue a mask mandate as of November 20th. See AP story.


Nov 10 - Texas is the first state to top 1 Million cases.
Place Popu-
lation
Cases Deaths Cases Deaths
Total New * Total New* % of
popu-
lation
New
/100K
Total
/1M
New
/1M
TEXAS 29,000,000 1,010,364 8,200 3.5% 28.3 0 0.0
United States 331,000,000 10,708,630 129,461 247,397 1,080 3.2% 39.1 747 3.3


November 1: Highest cases per 100,000 per day


October 2: Highest cases per 100,000 per day

Source: U.S. coronavirus cases and state maps: Tracking cases, deaths - Washington Post
September 8: Highest cases per 100,000 per day


July surge in the South:
The four states below accounted for 52% of all cases by July 15.

     

Coronavirus Rising in Florida, Arizona, California and Texas: What We Know - The New York Times

New Cases per million - Average per Million per day June 22 - 29
State popu-
lation
New per M Total Cases/M
Arizona 7.3 438 10,577
Florida 21.5 307 6,814
Nevada 3.1 202 5,809
Texas 29.0 201 5,494
California 39.5 143 5,643
Illinois 12.7 71 11,325
New Jersey 8.9 64 19,860
New York 20.1 38 21,453
See * U.S. COVID-19 case rate by state | Statista


A UC Berkeley poll released on August 5th found 80 percent of Biden voters thought the state moved too quickly to reopen businesses, while 79 percent of Trump supporters thought the opposite -- that the restrictions needed to be lifted because of the damage inflicted on the economy. Overall, 61 percent of residents said the state was too hasty in its initial reopening.
Source: Mercury News