Where new COVID-19 cases are rising, falling and staying the same

As the country moves toward reopening and lifting restrictions to curb the spread of new coronavirus cases, there are 18 states where new cases are rising and 16 states where they are falling, according to The New York Times.

The Times used state data on COVID-19 cases to compare the seven-day average of new cases from two weeks ago to the same figure as of June 5.

Note: States are listed alphabetically.

States where new cases are rising

• Alaska
• Arkansas
• Arizona
• California
• Florida
• Idaho
• Kentucky
• Mississippi
• Missouri
• Montana
• North Carolina
• South Carolina
• South Dakota
• Tennessee
• Texas
• Utah
• Vermont
• Washington

States where new cases are mostly staying the same

• Alabama
• Colorado
• Georgia
• Hawaii
• Iowa
• Louisiana
• Massachusetts
• Nebraska
• Nevada
• New Hampshire
• New Mexico
• Ohio
• Oklahoma
• Oregon
• Virginia
• West Virginia
• Wisconsin

States where new cases are falling

• Connecticut
• Delaware
• Illinois
• Indiana
• Kansas
• Maine
• Maryland
• Michigan
• Minnesota
• New Jersey
• New York
• North Dakota
• Pennsylvania
• Rhode Island
• Washington, D.C.
• Wyoming

Editor's note: The article was updated 11:40 a.m. June 5 to reflect the latest data.

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