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As America hit its highest-ever single-day increase in coronavirus infections yesterday, new cases of COVID-19 are trending up in 26 states. The picture is especially worrying in 11 states where the number of new cases has grown significantly—by an average of more than 200 more new cases per day when compared to two weeks ago—according to a Fortune analysis of New York Times data.

Texas, where Governor Greg Abbott today announced a “pause” on the state’s reopening because of the surging case numbers, averaged 1,746 new coronavirus cases per day in the week ending June 10; in the seven-day period ending yesterday, June 24, that figure was 4,549. The average number of new cases per day jumped up by 2,527 in Florida; 1,828 in California; and by 1,616 in Arizona over the two week period.

“The fact that our most populous states are seeing trends going the wrong way is quite disturbing,” says Howard Koh, a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and a former assistant secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Koh links the worsening situation to the fact that many states began reopening their economies before they met the government’s criteria to do so. But, he notes that California followed the guidelines closely and is among the states being challenged now.

“We’re still very humbled by this virus, and we’re still very deep into the first wave, five months and counting,” he says.

Map shows change in new covid-19 cases

There are a handful of states that have seen new case numbers trending in the other direction. Michigan, which was averaging 912 new cases per day two weeks ago, saw that figure fall to an average of 288 cases per day over the past seven days. Maryland and Illinois also saw significant drops in the number of new infections.

“It’s distressing to see 50 states going in 50 different directions in terms of trends and strategies,” says Koh. “This is the time to double down on public health and prevention because that’s what works.”

State-by-state breakdown of daily new cases

New cases based on a seven-day average

State June 10 new cases June 24 new cases Change
Alabama 448 679 231
Alaska 18 21 3
Arizona 1,105 2,721 1,616
Arkansas 329 538 210
California 2,819 4,644 1,825
Colorado 205 212 6
Connecticut 179 69 -110
Delaware 49 64 14
Wash. D.C. 74 40 -34
Florida 1,230 3,756 2,527
Georgia 679 1,296 617
Hawaii 4 13 8
Idaho 39 145 106
Illinois 944 658 -286
Indiana 384 318 -66
Iowa 337 326 -11
Kansas 93 187 94
Kentucky 221 190 -30
Louisiana 414 549 135
Maine 31 26 -5
Maryland 642 338 -304
Massachusetts 366 209 -158
Michigan 912 288 -624
Minnesota 431 353 -78
Mississippi 309 398 89
Missouri 235 332 98
Montana 5 19 14
Nebraska 166 142 -23
Nevada 181 373 192
New Hampshire 55 23 -32
New Jersey 468 313 -156
New Mexico 159 132 -26
New York 860 646 -214
North Carolina 1,042 1,303 261
North Dakota 37 29 -9
Ohio 398 620 222
Oklahoma 96 372 276
Oregon 100 175 75
Pennsylvania 506 484 -22
Puerto Rico 187 117 -70
Rhode Island 77 56 -21
South Carolina 444 1,049 605
South Dakota 63 53 -10
Tennessee 479 673 194
Texas 1,746 4,549 2,803
Utah 346 493 147
Vermont 15 8 -7
Virginia 753 534 -219
Washington 309 447 138
West Virginia 17 36 20
Wisconsin 308 327 19
Wyoming 9 24 15

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Lyron Foster is a Hawaii based African American Musician, Author, Actor, Blogger, Filmmaker, Philanthropist and Multinational Serial Tech Entrepreneur.

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