States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: Feb. 26

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 Feb. 26. 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. 

 

South Dakota: 23 percent positive

New daily cases: 156

Tests per 100,000: 76.6

 

Idaho: 22.4

New daily cases: 306

Tests per 100,000: 69.1

 

Kansas: 21.2

New daily cases: 26

Tests per 100,000: 95.5

 

Alabama: 20.6

New daily cases: 890

Tests per 100,000: 95.6

 

Iowa: 20.5

New daily cases: 621

Tests per 100,000: 58.6

 

Georgia: 12.7

New daily cases: 3,327

Tests per 100,000: 218

 

Arkansas: 11.2

New daily cases: 726

Tests per 100,000: 154.9

 

Oklahoma: 10.8

New daily cases: 1,144

Tests per 100,000: 190.6

 

Tennessee: 10.3

New daily cases: 1,994

Tests per 100,000: 195.6

 

Kentucky: 9.8

New daily cases: 1,443

Tests per 100,000: 294.9

 

South Carolina: 9.1

New daily cases: 2,502

Tests per 100,000: 500.9

 

Utah: 8.7

New daily cases: 832

Tests per 100,000: 257.5

 

Virginia: 8.7

New daily cases: 2,036

Tests per 100,000: 252.1

 

New Jersey: 7.5

New daily cases: 3,577

Tests per 100,000: 440.5

 

Ohio: 7.4

New daily cases: 2,409

Tests per 100,000: 248.2

 

Mississippi: 7.1

New daily cases: 920

Tests per 100,000: 221.2

 

Pennsylvania: 6.7

New daily cases: 2,389

Tests per 100,000: 283.1

 

Florida: 6.4

New daily cases: 6,640

Tests per 100,000: 429

 

Texas: 6.4

New daily cases: 7,814

Tests per 100,000: 363.2

 

North Carolina: 6

New daily cases: 3,351

Tests per 100,000: 440.6

 

Delaware: 5.4

New daily cases: 295

Tests per 100,000: 527.5

 

Nevada: 5.1

New daily cases: 571

Tests per 100,000: 249.3

 

Montana: 4.6

New daily cases: 203

Tests per 100,000: 388

 

Arizona: 4.4

New daily cases: 939

Tests per 100,000: 477.1

 

New Hampshire: 4.4

New daily cases: 310

Tests per 100,000: 522.8

 

Missouri: 4.2

New daily cases: 708

Tests per 100,000: 199

 

Wyoming: 4.2

New daily cases: 214 

Tests per 100,000: 398.8

 

Louisiana: 4.1

New daily cases: 764

Tests per 100,000: 438.9

 

Colorado: 3.8

New daily cases: 1,119

Tests per 100,000: 477.7

 

North Dakota: 3.7

New daily cases: 90

Tests per 100,000: 296.7

 

Michigan: 3.7

New daily cases: 1,598

Tests per 100,000: 345.5

 

Nebraska: 3.6

New daily cases: 381 

Tests per 100,000: 422

 

West Virginia: 3.6

New daily cases: 431

Tests per 100,000: 457.4 

 

Connecticut: 3.4

New daily cases: 975

Tests per 100,000: 855.8

 

Washington: 3.4

New daily cases: 1,088

Tests per 100,000: 318.5

 

New York: 3.3

New daily cases: 8,893

Tests per 100,000: 1,114.1

 

Minnesota: 3.3

New daily cases: 986

Tests per 100,000: 430

 

New Mexico: 3.1

New daily cases: 299

Tests per 100,000: 521.4

 

Oregon: 3

New daily cases: 492

Tests per 100,000: 319.4

 

California: 2.9

New daily cases: 5,539

Tests per 100,000: 473.6

 

District of Columbia: 2.9

New daily cases: 179

Tests per 100,000: 576.7

 

Indiana: 2.7

New daily cases: 1,084

Tests per 100,000: 534.4

 

Maryland: 2.7

New daily cases: 976

Tests per 100,000: 474.9

 

Illinois: 2.5

New daily cases: 1,894

Tests per 100,000: 572.1

 

Wisconsin: 2.3

New daily cases: 965

Tests per 100,000: 554.5

 

Rhode Island: 2

New daily cases: 467

Tests per 100,000: 1,541.8

 

Massachusetts: 1.8

New daily cases: 2,108

Tests per 100,000: 1,355.1

 

Alaska: 1.7

New daily cases: 181

Tests per 100,000: 1,007.3

 

Vermont: 1.6

New daily cases: 72

Tests per 100,000: 975.8

 

Maine: 1.6

New daily cases: 218

Tests per 100,000: 685.6

 

Hawaii: 1.2

New daily cases: 36

Tests per 100,000: 317





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