States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: Feb. 24

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. 24. 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: 22.3 percent positive

New daily cases: 212

Tests per 100,000: 69.1

 

Kansas: 22.1

New daily cases: 11

Tests per 100,000: 94.5

 

Alabama: 21.9

New daily cases: 1,453

Tests per 100,000: 86.3

 

Iowa: 21

New daily cases: 710

Tests per 100,000: 55.6

 

Idaho: 20.6

New daily cases: 282

Tests per 100,000: 81.6

 

Arkansas: 14.7

New daily cases: 834

Tests per 100,000: 98.6

 

South Carolina: 12.6

New daily cases: 1,323

Tests per 100,000: 362.6

 

Georgia: 11.7

New daily cases: 3,780

Tests per 100,000: 243.6

 

Tennessee: 11.5

New daily cases: 1,226

Tests per 100,000: 119.8

 

Kentucky: 9.9

New daily cases: 1,487

Tests per 100,000: 267.7

 

Virginia: 9.5

New daily cases: 1,769

Tests per 100,000: 243

 

Oklahoma: 9.4

New daily cases: 359

Tests per 100,000: 208.3

 

Utah: 9.3

New daily cases: 716

Tests per 100,000: 260.4

 

Ohio: 8.4

New daily cases: 2,775

Tests per 100,000: 215.3

 

Pennsylvania: 7.8

New daily cases: 2,820

Tests per 100,000: 267.7

 

Florida: 6.7

New daily cases: 5,610

Tests per 100,000: 397.8

 

North Carolina: 6.5

New daily cases: 1,514

Tests per 100,000: 417.8

 

Texas: 6.5

New daily cases: 10,583

Tests per 100,000: 296.8

 

New Hampshire: 6.3

New daily cases: 258

Tests per 100,000: 451.7

 

New Jersey: 5.9

New daily cases: 3,158

Tests per 100,000: 582.2

 

Louisiana: 5.6

New daily cases: 1,404

Tests per 100,000: 308.4

 

Wyoming: 5.6

New daily cases: 44 

Tests per 100,000: 263.6

 

Mississippi: 5.5

New daily cases: 348

Tests per 100,000: 217.5

 

Missouri: 5.4

New daily cases: 575

Tests per 100,000: 157.6

 

Delaware: 5.2

New daily cases: 138

Tests per 100,000: 525.6

 

Arizona: 5

New daily cases: 1,184

Tests per 100,000: 425.4

 

Montana: 4.9

New daily cases: 230

Tests per 100,000: 373.3

 

Nevada: 4.9

New daily cases: 398

Tests per 100,000: 238.7

 

North Dakota: 4.3

New daily cases: 104

Tests per 100,000: 274.8

 

Colorado: 4.2

New daily cases: 1,096

Tests per 100,000: 432.2

 

Michigan: 3.9

New daily cases: 1,784

Tests per 100,000: 301

 

West Virginia: 3.6

New daily cases: 285

Tests per 100,000: 443.7 

 

New York: 3.5

New daily cases: 6,923

Tests per 100,000: 1,033.3

 

Minnesota: 3.3

New daily cases: 500

Tests per 100,000: 425.2

 

New Mexico: 3.2

New daily cases: 312 

Tests per 100,000: 485.8

 

Washington: 3.1

New daily cases: 731

Tests per 100,000: 420.4

 

Connecticut: 3

New daily cases: 1,357

Tests per 100,000: 776.4

 

Nebraska: 3

New daily cases: 357 

Tests per 100,000: 481.6

 

California: 3

New daily cases: 6,394

Tests per 100,000: 464.8

 

Indiana: 2.9

New daily cases: 679

Tests per 100,000: 470.9

 

Wisconsin: 2.8

New daily cases: 707

Tests per 100,000: 436.5

 

Maryland: 2.8

New daily cases: 662

Tests per 100,000: 457.5

 

Illinois: 2.8

New daily cases: 1,673

Tests per 100,000: 508.1

 

District of Columbia: 2.5

New daily cases: 89

Tests per 100,000: 583.7

 

Oregon: 2.4

New daily cases: 510

Tests per 100,000: 384.3

 

Rhode Island: 2

New daily cases: 282

Tests per 100,000: 1,508

 

Massachusetts: 1.9

New daily cases: 1,237

Tests per 100,000: 1,252.9

 

Alaska: 1.7

New daily cases: 55

Tests per 100,000: 929.5

 

Vermont: 1.5

New daily cases: 83

Tests per 100,000: 1,178.6

 

Hawaii: 1.2

New daily cases: 44

Tests per 100,000: 309.7

 

Maine: 1.1

New daily cases: 142

Tests per 100,000: 906.2




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