States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: May 7

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 May 7. 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.  

 

Iowa: 16.8 percent positive

New daily cases: 389

Tests per 100,000: 51.2

 

Idaho: 16.2

New daily cases: 166

Tests per 100,000: 57.6

 

Kansas: 14.1

New daily cases: 3

Tests per 100,000: 55.7

 

Alabama: 11.4

New daily cases: 565

Tests per 100,000: 64.4

 

Mississippi: 10.1

New daily cases: 214

Tests per 100,000: 70.6

 

Michigan: 8.9

New daily cases: 4,113

Tests per 100,000: 376.1

 

Florida: 7.6

New daily cases: 4,504

Tests per 100,000: 272

 

Pennsylvania: 7

New daily cases: 3,273

Tests per 100,000: 324.3

 

Washington: 6.8

New daily cases: 1,142

Tests per 100,000: 263.7

 

North Dakota: 6.8

New daily cases: 137

Tests per 100,000: 254.6

 

Tennessee: 6.6

New daily cases: 1,187

Tests per 100,000: 179.8

 

Georgia: 6.5

New daily cases: 1,213

Tests per 100,000: 175.6

 

Arkansas: 6.4

New daily cases: 188

Tests per 100,000: 105.7

 

Missouri: 6.3

New daily cases: 645

Tests per 100,000: 175.1

 

North Carolina: 6.2

New daily cases: 1,798

Tests per 100,000: 246.7

 

South Dakota: 6

New daily cases: 84

Tests per 100,000: 170.6

 

Minnesota: 5.8

New daily cases: 1,651

Tests per 100,000: 459.2

 

Virginia: 5.7

New daily cases: 856

Tests per 100,000: 178.5

 

Utah: 5.7

New daily cases: 395

Tests per 100,000: 192.8

 

Colorado: 5.4

New daily cases: 1,563

Tests per 100,000: 481.5

 

Wyoming: 5.3

New daily cases: 89

Tests per 100,000: 213

 

South Carolina: 5

New daily cases: 671

Tests per 100,000: 279.3

 

Oregon: 5

New daily cases: 745

Tests per 100,000: 366.6

 

Texas: 5

New daily cases: 2,714

Tests per 100,000: 192.5

 

Nevada: 4.5

New daily cases: 394

Tests per 100,000: 269.9

 

Oklahoma: 4.4

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 90.7

 

Delaware: 4.4

New daily cases: 171

Tests per 100,000: 517.6

 

New Jersey: 4.3

New daily cases: 1,413

Tests per 100,000: 393

 

Ohio: 4.3

New daily cases: 1,387

Tests per 100,000: 265.3

 

West Virginia: 4.2

New daily cases: 385

Tests per 100,000: 482.9

 

Indiana: 4

New daily cases: 1,247

Tests per 100,000: 407.3

 

Montana: 4

New daily cases: 133

Tests per 100,000: 313.3

 

Maine: 3.8

New daily cases: 318

Tests per 100,000: 631.1

 

Arizona: 3.7

New daily cases: 601

Tests per 100,000: 271.7

 

Louisiana: 3.7

New daily cases: 407

Tests per 100,000: 277.6

 

Wisconsin: 3.6

New daily cases: 793

Tests per 100,000: 394.6

 

New Hampshire: 3.6

New daily cases: 253

Tests per 100,000: 434.4

 

Nebraska: 3.4

New daily cases: 213

Tests per 100,000: 302.6

 

Illinois: 3

New daily cases: 1,773

Tests per 100,000: 609.9

 

Maryland: 2.7

New daily cases: 578

Tests per 100,000: 425.9

 

New Mexico: 2.6

New daily cases: 273

Tests per 100,000: 415.1

 

Connecticut: 2.3

New daily cases: 711 

Tests per 100,000: 657.3

 

Hawaii: 1.9

New daily cases: 128

Tests per 100,000: 408.2

 

Alaska: 1.8

New daily cases: 96

Tests per 100,000: 812.2

 

District of Columbia: 1.7

New daily cases: 39

Tests per 100,000: 557.1

 

New York: 1.6

New daily cases: 2,643

Tests per 100,000: 893

 

Rhode Island: 1.6

New daily cases: 187 

Tests per 100,000: 1,260.9

 

Massachusetts: 1.4

New daily cases: 1,161

Tests per 100,000: 1,037.6

 

Vermont: 1

New daily cases: 49

Tests per 100,000: 1,110.9

 

California: 0.9

New daily cases: 2,529

Tests per 100,000: 471.6

 

Kentucky: 0.8

New daily cases: 653

Tests per 100,000: 1,734.7





 

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