States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: April 16

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 April 16. 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.

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

 

Idaho: 21.7 percent positive

New daily cases: 210

Tests per 100,000: 65.8

 

Iowa: 20

New daily cases: 478

Tests per 100,000: 58

 

Michigan: 15.7

New daily cases: 7,191

Tests per 100,000: 491.4

 

Alabama: 13.5

New daily cases: 421

Tests per 100,000: 71.4

 

Mississippi: 12.6

New daily cases: 410

Tests per 100,000: 63.7

 

South Dakota: 12.4

New daily cases: 234

Tests per 100,000: 239.3

 

Kansas: 11.9

New daily cases: 2

Tests per 100,000: 63.9

 

New Jersey: 10.7

New daily cases: 3,958

Tests per 100,000: 378.5

 

Pennsylvania: 10.5

New daily cases: 5,093

Tests per 100,000: 360.9

 

Florida: 10.3

New daily cases: 6,762

Tests per 100,000: 290.8

 

Georgia: 8.9

New daily cases: 1,600

Tests per 100,000: 158.1

 

Tennessee: 8.5

New daily cases: 1,535

Tests per 100,000: 205.2

 

Virginia: 8.1

New daily cases: 1,415

Tests per 100,000: 219.3

 

North Dakota: 8.1

New daily cases: 165

Tests per 100,000: 237.5

 

Texas: 8

New daily cases: 3,060

Tests per 100,000: 151.3

 

Minnesota: 7.2

New daily cases: 2,729

Tests per 100,000: 519.9

 

North Carolina: 7.2

New daily cases: 2,434

Tests per 100,000: 276.6

 

Kentucky: 7.1

New daily cases: 821

Tests per 100,000: 191.5

 

Delaware: 7

New daily cases: 400

Tests per 100,000: 535.1

 

Ohio: 6.6

New daily cases: 2,164

Tests per 100,000: 271.1

 

Washington: 6.3

New daily cases: 1,386

Tests per 100,000: 260.2

 

New Hampshire: 6.2

New daily cases: 542

Tests per 100,000: 615.2

 

Nevada: 6

New daily cases: 549

Tests per 100,000: 269.9

 

Colorado: 6

New daily cases: 1,498

Tests per 100,000: 481.8

 

South Carolina: 5.8

New daily cases: 1,087

Tests per 100,000: 315.7

 

Utah: 5.8

New daily cases: 456

Tests per 100,000: 217.4

 

Missouri: 5.7

New daily cases: 755

Tests per 100,000: 196.5

 

Arkansas: 4.6

New daily cases: 283

Tests per 100,000: 128.9

 

Maryland: 4.6

New daily cases: 1,444

Tests per 100,000: 515.7

 

Montana: 4.6

New daily cases: 192

Tests per 100,000: 318.8

 

West Virginia: 4.4

New daily cases: 393

Tests per 100,000: 500.4

 

Wisconsin: 4.2

New daily cases: 1,084

Tests per 100,000: 377

 

Illinois: 4.2

New daily cases: 3,577

Tests per 100,000: 627.8

 

Wyoming: 4

New daily cases: 76

Tests per 100,000: 245.9

 

Nebraska: 4

New daily cases: 309

Tests per 100,000: 411.1

 

Indiana: 3.9

New daily cases: 1,374

Tests per 100,000: 470.7

 

Oregon: 3.8

New daily cases: 725

Tests per 100,000: 371.9

 

Louisiana: 3.7

New daily cases: 803

Tests per 100,000: 277.5

 

Connecticut: 3.6

New daily cases: 702

Tests per 100,000: 909.1

 

Arizona: 3.2

New daily cases: 460

Tests per 100,000: 303.2

 

Oklahoma: 3.1

New daily cases: 362

Tests per 100,000: 255.4

 

New York: 3.1

New daily cases: 7,029

Tests per 100,000: 1,101.6

 

Alaska: 2.8

New daily cases: 194

Tests per 100,000: 831.8

 

Rhode Island: 2.5

New daily cases: 489

Tests per 100,000: 1,721.6

 

District of Columbia: 2.5

New daily cases: 106

Tests per 100,000: 681.1

 

Massachusetts: 2.3

New daily cases: 2,123

Tests per 100,000: 1,257.6

 

New Mexico: 2.1

New daily cases: 227

Tests per 100,000: 445.8

 

Maine: 2

New daily cases: 580

Tests per 100,000: 1,546.7

 

Vermont: 1.8

New daily cases: 176

Tests per 100,000: 1,233.1

 

Hawaii: 1.8

New daily cases: 95

Tests per 100,000: 382

 

California: 1.5

New daily cases: 3,007

Tests per 100,000: 504.4



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