States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: Sept. 20

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Here are the rates of positive COVID-19 tests in each state, along with the number of new cases most recently reported and number of tests conducted per 100,000 people. 

Data points were last updated Sept. 20. Data for positivity rates and tests are seven-day moving averages. New cases are daily counts as reported by states and the District of Columbia. The information cited is from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. States are arranged in descending order of test positivity rates.

For user-friendly data on current COVID-19 hospitalizations and death rates, please refer to The New York Times' presentation of HHS data here.   

*Note: Case counts for several states were unavailable for Sept. 20.

Maine: 307.7 percent

New daily cases: 1

Tests per 100,000: 16.6

Idaho: 41.2 

New daily cases: 300

Tests per 100,000: 169.7

Iowa: 40.5

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 88.4

Mississippi: 34.3

New​​ daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 182.7

Oklahoma: 30.8

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 174.1

Kansas: 29.4

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 162.7

Washington: 24.2

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 183.8

Tennessee: 23.9

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 475.9

South Dakota: 18.3

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 286.3

Kentucky: 17.2

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 547.2

Georgia: 17

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 329.2

New Jersey: 16.7

New daily cases: 1,909

Tests per 100,000: 151.9

Ohio: 16.4

New daily cases: 4,428

Tests per 100,000: 459.9

Utah: 15.4

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 329.9

Texas: 14.9

New daily cases: 1,545

Tests per 100,000: 389.2

Wyoming: 14.5

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 560.2

Arkansas: 14.3

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 310.1

Virginia: 13.9

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 307.7

North Dakota: 13.8

New daily cases: 199

Tests per 100,000: 442.7

Montana: 12.3

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 633.3

North Carolina: 12.2

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 579.7

Missouri: 12

New daily cases: 1,386

Tests per 100,000: 295.3

West Virginia: 10.7

New daily cases: 1,604

Tests per 100,000: 941.9

South Carolina: 9.8

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 1,025.2

Pennsylvania: 9.7

New daily cases: 4,047

Tests per 100,000: 375.8

Louisiana: 9.2

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 433.1

Oregon: 9

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 500.3

Michigan: 8.7

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 353.9

Nevada: 8.6

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 459

Indiana: 8.4

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 684.6

Delaware: 8.1

New daily cases: 450

Tests per 100,000: 577.5

Arizona: 7.9

New daily cases: 2,457

Tests per 100,000: 466.6

Minnesota: 7.7

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 507.1

Wisconsin: 7.5

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 590.8

Alaska: 6.8

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 1,483.1

Nebraska: 6.6

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 533.1

New Hampshire: 6.4

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 531.3

Hawaii: 6.4

New daily cases: 474

Tests per 100,000: 567.7

Colorado: 5.7

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 609.9

New Mexico: 4.9

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 670.1

Connecticut: 4.3

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 502.7

Illinois: 4.1

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 714.7

District of Columbia: 3.5

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 1,112.5

Maryland: 3.5

New daily cases: 1,036

Tests per 100,000: 582.7

New York: 3

New daily cases: 7,218

Tests per 100,000: 875.1

Vermont: 2.8

New daily cases: 273

Tests per 100,000: 1,247.8

Rhode Island: 2.5

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 1,433.4

California: 2.3

New daily cases: 7,014

Tests per 100,000: 972.8

Massachusetts: 2.1

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 1,376.3

Alabama: 0

New daily cases: 2,090

Tests per 100,000: 0

*Alabama's positivity rate and test count were not available for Sept. 20. 

Florida: 0

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 0

*Florida is no longer providing daily pandemic data reports.






                           

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