States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: Oct. 18

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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 Oct. 18. Data for positivity rates and tests are seven-day moving averages. New cases are daily counts as reported by states 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 hospitalizations and death rates, please refer to The New York Times' presentation of HHS data here.   

Idaho: 76 percent
New Daily Cases: 305
Tests per 100k: 93.1

Oklahoma: 66.1%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 50

Iowa: 41.5%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 64

Kansas: 29.5%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 93.9

Nevada: 20.9%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 335.5

South Dakota: 20.8%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 146.9

North Dakota: 14.9%
New Daily Cases: 216
Tests per 100k: 446.8

Wyoming: 14.8%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 469.7

Mississippi: 14.7%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 114.4

Tennessee: 14.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 204.6

Utah: 14.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 288.6

Montana: 13.4%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 607.9

Ohio: 12.8%
New Daily Cases: 2515
Tests per 100k: 280.4

Kentucky: 12.4%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 351.6

New Jersey: 12.%
New Daily Cases: 896
Tests per 100k: 152.2

Michigan: 10.9%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 405.3

Arkansas: 10.8%
New Daily Cases: 383
Tests per 100k: 179.4

Pennsylvania: 10.4%
New Daily Cases: 3375
Tests per 100k: 333.8

Virginia: 9.8%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 254

Wisconsin: 9.4%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 527.8

Alaska: 9.2%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 1348.5

Alabama: 8.8%
New Daily Cases: 544
Tests per 100k: 196.7

Missouri: 8.8%
New Daily Cases: 699
Tests per 100k: 205.9

Arizona: 8.5%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 319.6

Texas: 8.5%
New Daily Cases: 851
Tests per 100k: 248.5

West Virginia: 8.2%
New Daily Cases: 859
Tests per 100k: 697.4

New Hampshire: 8.1%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 503.9

Minnesota: 7.9%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 638.6

Delaware: 7.7%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 441.2

Colorado: 7.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 571.6

Nebraska: 7.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 423.2

North Carolina: 7.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 415.7

Maine: 6.6%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 527

South Carolina: 6.6%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 432.4

Indiana: 6.4%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 468

New Mexico: 6.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 520.1

Georgia: 6.2%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 288.8

Oregon: 6.%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 438.1

Florida: 3.5%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 362.4

Louisiana: 3.4%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 413.5

Vermont: 3.1%
New Daily Cases: 249
Tests per 100k: 1228.9

Maryland: 2.6%
New Daily Cases: 871
Tests per 100k: 582.8

New York: 2.5%
New Daily Cases: 3333
Tests per 100k: 973.6

Hawaii: 2.4%
New Daily Cases: 144
Tests per 100k: 375.5

Connecticut: 2.3%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 552.7

Rhode Island: 2.1%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 1208.9

District of Columbia: 2%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 741.4

Illinois: 2%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 873.3

Massachusetts: 1.9%
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 1105.9

California: 1.6%
New Daily Cases: 1627
Tests per 100k: 798

Washington: 0
New Daily Cases: 0
Tests per 100k: 0

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