States ranked by COVID-19 test positivity rates: Jan. 19

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 Jan. 19. 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. 

 

Idaho: 38.7 percent positive

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 121.7

 

Pennsylvania: 33.8

New daily cases: 3,581

Tests per 100,000: 150.8

 

Iowa: 33.2

New daily cases: 932

Tests per 100,000: 84.5

 

Alabama: 32.7

New daily cases: 1,430

Tests per 100,000: 178.7

 

South Dakota: 30.2

New daily cases: 115

Tests per 100,000: 115.5

 

Mississippi: 29.1

New daily cases: 1,457

Tests per 100,000: 224.7

 

Kansas: 26.1

New daily cases: 3,471

Tests per 100,000: 231.7

 

Kentucky: 23

New daily cases: 1,993

Tests per 100,000: 319.8

 

Utah: 20.8

New daily cases: 1,082

Tests per 100,000: 373.5

 

Arkansas: 20

New daily cases: 1,109

Tests per 100,000: 377.4

 

Virginia: 18.6

New daily cases: 7,245

Tests per 100,000: 387.6

 

Oklahoma: 17.6

New daily cases: 1,837

Tests per 100,000: 442.8

 

Tennessee: 17.5

New daily cases: 2,430

Tests per 100,000: 362.1

 

Georgia: 16.9

New daily cases: 4,957

Tests per 100,000: 335.4

 

Texas: 16.7

New daily cases: 11,079

Tests per 100,000: 462.3

 

Wyoming: 15.2

New daily cases: 345 

Tests per 100,000: 375

 

Ohio: 14

New daily cases: 4,312

Tests per 100,000: 402.7

 

Arizona: 13.9

New daily cases: 5,400

Tests per 100,000: 731.1

 

South Carolina: 13.2

New daily cases: 3,280

Tests per 100,000: 712.7

 

Nevada: 12

New daily cases: 1,221

Tests per 100,000: 483.2

 

Missouri: 11.8

New daily cases: 1,315

Tests per 100,000: 272.1

 

Louisiana: 11.4

New daily cases: 971

Tests per 100,000: 583.1

 

Florida: 10.9

New daily cases: 8,002

Tests per 100,000: 541.5

 

North Carolina: 10.9

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 570.4

 

California: 10.6

New daily cases: 28,027

Tests per 100,000: 898.5 

 

New Hampshire: 10.4

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 562.8

 

Maine: 9.8

New daily cases: 317

Tests per 100,000: 460.9

 

Wisconsin: 9.3

New daily cases: 1,169

Tests per 100,000: 457.6 

 

New Jersey: 9.3

New daily cases: 3,853 

Tests per 100,000: 707.6

 

Washington: 9.2

New daily cases: 0 

Tests per 100,000: 373.3

 

Montana: 8.1

New daily cases: 183 

Tests per 100,000: 480.8

 

New Mexico: 8.1

New daily cases: 626 

Tests per 100,000: 603.1

 

Delaware: 8.1

New daily cases: 616 

Tests per 100,000: 921.8

 

Indiana: 7.9

New daily cases: 2,498

Tests per 100,000: 683.1

 

West Virginia: 6.9

New daily cases: 988

Tests per 100,000: 867.9 

 

Nebraska: 6.6

New daily cases: 198 

Tests per 100,000: 662.4

 

New York: 6.4

New daily cases: 13,410

Tests per 100,000: 1,204.9

 

Maryland: 6.3

New daily cases: 1,769

Tests per 100,000: 690

 

Oregon: 6.1

New daily cases: 646

Tests per 100,000: 450.3

 

Michigan: 6.1

New daily cases: 3,343

Tests per 100,000: 406.2

 

Illinois: 5.9

New daily cases: 3,385

Tests per 100,000: 740.7 

 

Massachusetts: 5.8

New daily cases: 3,301

Tests per 100,000: 1,293 

 

Colorado: 5.7

New daily cases: 1,190

Tests per 100,000: 580.2

 

Rhode Island: 5.1

New daily cases: 0

Tests per 100,000: 1,017.8

 

Minnesota: 5

New daily cases: 969

Tests per 100,000: 496.1

 

North Dakota: 4.2

New daily cases: 70 

Tests per 100,000: 489.2

 

District of Columbia: 3.8

New daily cases: 182

Tests per 100,000: 1,073.6

 

Alaska: 3.1

New daily cases: 155

Tests per 100,000: 1,036

 

Connecticut: 2.9

New daily cases: 6,703

Tests per 100,000: 2,279.5

 

Hawaii: 2.6

New daily cases: 115 

Tests per 100,000: 404.3

 

Vermont: 2.4

New daily cases: 163

Tests per 100,000: 1,085.6

 

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2021. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.