States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: Jan. 15

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 Jan. 15. Data for positivity rates and tests are seven-day moving averages. New cases are daily counts as reported by state 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. 

 

Idaho: 42 percent positive

New daily cases: 994

Tests per 100,000: 119.1

 

Pennsylvania: 38.1

New daily cases: 7,162

Tests per 100,000: 162.6

 

Alabama: 37.5

New daily cases: 3,588

Tests per 100,000: 197.1

 

Iowa: 36.7

New daily cases: 1,399

Tests per 100,000: 90.4

 

Kansas: 32.8

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 227.6

 

South Dakota: 30

New daily cases: 317

Tests per 100,000: 128.2

 

Mississippi: 26.7

New daily cases: 1,948

Tests per 100,000: 257.8

 

Kentucky: 23.5

New daily cases: 4,063

Tests per 100,000: 353.4

 

Utah: 22.6

New daily cases: 2,742

Tests per 100,000: 398.4

 

Oklahoma: 22.4

New daily cases: 3,142

Tests per 100,000: 469.6

 

Georgia: 22

New daily cases: 9,036

Tests per 100,000: 311.3

 

Tennessee: 18.8

New daily cases: 4,983

Tests per 100,000: 403.1

 

Texas: 17.9

New daily cases: 27,886

Tests per 100,000: 423

 

Arkansas: 17.8

New daily cases: 2,491

Tests per 100,000: 495.2

 

Ohio: 15.9

New daily cases: 7,654

Tests per 100,000: 417.6

 

South Carolina: 15.1

New daily cases: 5,802

Tests per 100,000: 608.4

 

Arizona: 14.7

New daily cases: 7,311

Tests per 100,000: 859.7

 

Missouri: 14.5

New daily cases: 2,756

Tests per 100,000: 313.5

 

Virginia: 14.5

New daily cases: 5,294

Tests per 100,000: 406.6

 

Nevada: 14.1

New daily cases: 2,187

Tests per 100,000: 506.1

 

Wyoming: 12.9

New daily cases: 412 

Tests per 100,000: 484.5

 

Washington: 12.9

New daily cases: 2,575 

Tests per 100,000: 298

 

California: 12.6

New daily cases: 40,637

Tests per 100,000: 856.9 

 

Florida: 11.9

New daily cases: 13,720

Tests per 100,000: 553.1

 

Louisiana: 11.9

New daily cases: 5,313

Tests per 100,000: 597.7

 

New Hampshire: 11.9

New daily cases: 653

Tests per 100,000: 489.1

 

New Jersey: 10.9

New daily cases: 7,092 

Tests per 100,000: 664.5

 

North Carolina: 10.9

New daily cases: 9,853

Tests per 100,000: 729.4

 

Wisconsin: 10.4

New daily cases: 3,140

Tests per 100,000: 486.6 

 

Indiana: 10

New daily cases: 4,375

Tests per 100,000: 680.5

 

New Mexico: 9.5

New daily cases: 1,424 

Tests per 100,000: 628.3

 

Nebraska: 9.1

New daily cases: 932 

Tests per 100,000: 543.8

 

West Virginia: 8.8

New daily cases: 827

Tests per 100,000: 833.3 

 

Montana: 8.6

New daily cases: 457 

Tests per 100,000: 523.3

 

Delaware: 8.5

New daily cases: 892 

Tests per 100,000: 888.1

 

Maine: 7

New daily cases: 808

Tests per 100,000: 656.4 

 

Connecticut: 7

New daily cases: 968

Tests per 100,000: 1,076.9

 

New York: 6.9

New daily cases: 14,187

Tests per 100,000: 1,144.7

 

Michigan: 6.8

New daily cases: 3,295

Tests per 100,000: 436

 

Illinois: 6.8

New daily cases: 6,652

Tests per 100,000: 736.9 

 

Massachusetts: 6.8

New daily cases: 5,955

Tests per 100,000: 1,304.1 

 

Maryland: 6.7

New daily cases: 2,948

Tests per 100,000: 769.7

 

Oregon: 6.7

New daily cases: 1,137

Tests per 100,000: 452

 

Colorado: 6.6

New daily cases: 2,403

Tests per 100,000: 611.3

 

Minnesota: 5.8

New daily cases: 1,581

Tests per 100,000: 540.7

 

Rhode Island: 5.7

New daily cases: 901

Tests per 100,000: 1,619

 

District of Columbia: 5

New daily cases: 220

Tests per 100,000: 846.1

 

North Dakota: 4.7

New daily cases: 243 

Tests per 100,000: 487.7

 

Hawaii: 3.4

New daily cases: 164 

Tests per 100,000: 393.3

 

Alaska: 3.4

New daily cases: 341

Tests per 100,000: 1,088.4

 

Vermont: 2.5

New daily cases: 205

Tests per 100,000: 1,088.6



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