Weekly charts of positive Covid-19 tests for 55 jurisdictions in the U.S.

Charts prepared by R.C. Maher, and updated on Monday morning each week, May 25, 2020 - present.

Information obtained from the New York Times Corona Virus Outbreak Database

(see Bozeman Covid summary charts)


Monday, January 10, 2022

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (January 10, 2022) compared to the cases per 100,000 on January 3, 2022. Montana was up +506/100k this week, compared to +178/100k the prior week, and +86/100k the week before that. The increase is still below last fall's peak (626 10/11/21) and the all-time peak (798 11/28/20).

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to January 10. Montana moved down from position 18 to 24 this week. Rhode Island (25.1%) moved ahead of North Dakota (24%) in all-time cases.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Jan 3-10, 2022, vs. Dec 27-Jan 3. This past week 53/55 jurisdictions (96%) showed a higher rate of new cases.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 61.4% being fully immunized, for a weekly increase of about 0.45% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.27%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, January 3, 2022

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (January 3, 2022) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 27, 2021. Montana was up +178/100k this week, compared to +86/100k the prior week, and +97/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to January 3. Montana moved down to position 18 this week, being passed by New York, Indiana, etc.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec 27-Jan 3, vs. Dec 20-27, 2021. This past week 54/55 jurisdictions (98%) showed a higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 60.95% being fully immunized, for a weekly increase of about 0.27% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.11%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, December 27, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 27, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 20, 2021. Montana was up +86/100k this week, compared to +97/100k the prior week, and +139/100k the week before that. Two weeks in a row below 100 newly reported cases per 100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 27. Montana moved down to position 12 this week, being passed by Wisconsin and South Carolina.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec 20-27, vs. Dec 13-20, 2021. This past week 29/55 jurisdictions (53%) showed a higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 60.67% being fully immunized, for a weekly increase of about 0.11% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.69%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, December 20, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 20, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 13, 2021. Montana was up +97/100k this week, compared to +139/100k the prior week, and +209/100k the week before that. This is the first week Montana has been under 100 new cases per 100k since July. How long can this low rate last?
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 20. Montana moved down to position 10 this week, being passed by Arizona.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec 13-20, vs. Dec 6-13, 2021. This past week 28/55 jurisdictions (51%) showed a higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 60.56% being fully immunized, for a weekly increase of about 0.69% (weekly increase the prior week was 1.16%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, December 13, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 13, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 6, 2021. Montana was up +139/100k this week, compared to +209/100k the prior week, and +187/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 13. Montana moved down to position 9 this week, being passed by Kentucky. Montana now has now had 18.2% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec 6-13, vs. Nov 29-Dec 6, 2021. This past week 35/55 jurisdictions (64%) showed a lower rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 59.87% being fully immunized, for a weekly increase of about 1.16% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.76%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, December 6, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 6, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 29, 2021. Montana was up +209/100k this week, compared to +187/100k the prior week, and +338/100k the week before that. Probably reflecting lower new case counts the prior week due to Thanksgiving.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 6. Montana remains in position 8 this week. Montana now has now had 18% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov 29-Dec 6, vs. Nov 22-29, 2021. This past week 52/55 jurisdictions (95%) showed a higher rate of new cases. Again, probalby partly due to the lower new case counts during Thanksgiving week.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 58.71% being fully immunized--a "healthy" weekly increase of about 0.76%, (weekly increase the prior holiday-shortened week was 0.13%).
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, November 29, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 29, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 22, 2021. Montana was up +187/100k this week, compared to +338/100k the prior week, and +370/100k the week before that. Down is definitely good.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 29. Montana remains in position 8 this week. Montana now has now had 17.8% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov 22-29, vs. Nov 15-22, 2021. This past week 51/55 jurisdictions (93%) showed a lower rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 57.95% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.13%, counting just through last Wednesday (weekly increase the prior week was 0.42%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, November 22, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 22, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 15, 2021. Montana was up +338/100k this week, compared to +370/100k the prior week, and +431/100k the week before that. Heading downward continues to be good.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 22. Montana moved up to position 8 this week, passing Rhode Island. Montana now has now had 17.6% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov 15-22, vs. Nov 8-15, 2021. This past week 43/55 jurisdictions (78%) showed a higher rate of new cases. Looks like the declining trend has flattened out.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 57.82% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.42% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.36%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, November 15, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 15, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 8, 2021. Montana was up +370/100k this week, compared to +431/100k the prior week, and +494/100k the week before that. Heading downward continues to be good.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 15. Montana moved up to position 9 this week, passing Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, etc. Montana now has now had 17.3% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov 8-15, vs. Nov 1-8, 2021. This past week 36/55 jurisdictions (66%) showed a higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 57.40% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.36% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.33%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, November 8, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 8, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 1, 2021. Montana was up +431/100k this week, compared to +494/100k the prior week, and +553/100k the week before that. Montana moved from third to fourth in the weekly number of new cases per 100k. Heading downward is good.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 8. Montana remained in position 14 this week, and has now had 16.9% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov 1-8, vs. Oct 25-Nov 1, 2021. This past week 33/55 jurisdictions (60%) showed a lower rate of new cases, and Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho all continued to show a declining trend. Good.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 57.04% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.33% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.47%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, November 1, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 1, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 25, 2021. Montana was up +494/100k this week, compared to +553/100k the prior week, and +561/100k the week before that. Montana moved from second to third in the weekly number of new cases per 100k. Heading downward is good.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 1. Montana moved up to position 14 this week, and has now had 16.5% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was in position 23 at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct 25-Nov 1, vs. Oct 18-25, 2021. This past week 27/55 jurisdictions (49%) showed a lower rate of new cases, and Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho showed a declining trend. Good.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 56.71% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.47% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.42%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, October 25, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 25, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 18, 2021. Montana was up +553/100k this week, compared to +561/100k the prior week, and +626/100k the week before that. Montana again had the second highest rate of increase in cases in the country this week. 😠 But inching downward, hopefully.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 25. Montana moved up to position 16 this week, and has now had 15.98% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct 18-25, vs. Oct 11-18, 2021. This past week 42/55 jurisdictions (76%) showed a lower rate of new cases, so despite Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota, etc., nationally we continue on a declining trend. Good.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 56.24% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.42% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.53%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  

Monday, October 18, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 18, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 11, 2021. Montana was up +561/100k this week, compared to +626/100k the prior week, and +559/100k the week before that. Montana again had the second highest rate of increase in cases in the country this week. 😠 But at least it is a bit lower than last week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 18. Montana remained in position 18 this week, and has now had 15.4% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct 11-18, vs. Oct 4-11, 2021. This past week 44/55 jurisdictions (80%) showed a lower rate of new cases, so despite Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota, etc., nationally we continue on a declining trend. That is good to see.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 55.82% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.53% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.51%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, October 11, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 11, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 4, 2021. Montana was up +626/100k this week, compared to +559/100k the prior week, and +594/100k the week before that. Montana had the second highest rate of increase in cases in the country this week. 😠
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 11. North Dakota regained the top position, with 18.1% of its population (more than 1 out of 6) having a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. Montana moved up to position 18 this week, and has now had 14.9% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. At the end of September, Montana was at 13.6%.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct 4-11, vs. Sep 27 - Oct 4, 2021. This past week 42/55 jurisdictions (76%) showed a lower rate of new cases, so despite Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming, etc., nationally we continue on a declining trend. That's good. Now c'mon, Montana!
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 55.29% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.51% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.60%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, October 4, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 4, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 27, 2021. Montana was up +559/100k this week, compared to +594/100k the prior week, and +561/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +244/100k.)
Alaska was up +1,091/100k: just over 1% of Alaskans turned up positive for Covid in one week. 😞
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 4. Tennessee remains in the top position, with 17.6% of its population having a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. Montana has now had 14.2% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic, which is up 0.5% from last week.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sep 27 - Oct 4, vs. Sep 20-27, 2021. This past week 40/55 jurisdictions (73%) showed a lower rate of new cases, so despite Alaska, North Dakota, Idaho, etc., nationally we continue on a declining trend. That's very good.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 54.78% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.60% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.69%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, September 27, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 27, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 20, 2021. Montana was up +594/100k this week, compared to +561/100k the prior week, and +396/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +169/100k.)
 
Alaska was up +997/100k, which means nearly 1% of Alaskans turned up positive for Covid this past week alone!!
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 27. Tennessee remains in the top position, with 17.3% of its population having a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. Montana has now had 13.7% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sep 20-27, vs. Sep 13-20, 2021. This past week 46/55 jurisdictions (84%) showed a lower rate of new cases, so let's hope this indicates that the U.S. is back on a declining trend!
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 54.18% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.69% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.76%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, September 20, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 20, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 13, 2021. Montana was up +561/100k this week, compared to +396/100k the prior week, and +363/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +120/100k.)
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 20. Tennessee remains in the top position, with 16.9% of its population having a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. Montana has now had over 13% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sep 13-20, vs. Sep 6-13, 2021. This past week 41/55 jurisdictions (75%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases, so last week's slowing might have been due to Labor Day affecting the reporting.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 53.5% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.76% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.71%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, September 13, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 13, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 6, 2021. Montana was up +396/100k this week, compared to +363/100k the prior week, and +309/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +72/100k.)
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 13. Tennessee jumped into the top position, with 16.1% of its population having a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic. MT is 27/55 (29th highest), passing Illinois this week. Montana has had 12.5% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sep 6-13, vs. Aug 30-Sep 6, 2021. This past week 20/55 jurisdictions (36%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases, so maybe we are starting to crest this wave...
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 52.7% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.71% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.73%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, September 6, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 6, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 30, 2021. Montana was up +363/100k this week, compared to +309/100k the prior week, and +230/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +87/100k.)
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 6. MT is 26/55 (30th highest), being passed by Alaska this week. Montana has had 12.1% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 30-Sep 6, vs. Aug 23-30, 2021. This past week 47/55 jurisdictions (86%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases. I imagine that Louisiana had trouble detecting and reporting cases due to hurricane Ida.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 52% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.73% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.89%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, August 30, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 30, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 23, 2021. Montana was up +309/100k this week, compared to +230/100k the prior week, and +185/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +84/100k.)
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 30. MT is 26/55 (29th highest). Montana has had 11.76% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 23-30, vs. Aug 16-23, 2021. This past week 42/55 jurisdictions (76%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 51.3% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.89% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.62%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, August 23, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 23, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 16, 2021. Montana was up +230/100k this week, compared to +185/100k the prior week, and +142/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +65/100k.)
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 23. MT is 26/55 (30th highest). Montana has had 11.5% of the population with a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 16-24, vs. Aug 9-16, 2021. This past week 48/55 jurisdictions (87%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is now above 50%: 50.4% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.62% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.43%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, August 16, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 16, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 9, 2021. Montana was up +185/100k this week, compared to +142/100k the prior week, and +104/100k the week before that. (A year ago this week Montana had +75/100k.)
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 16. MT is 26/55 (30th highest). Rhode Island and North Dakota are now tied for the top spot (14.876% of the population has a positive test at some point).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 9-16, vs. Aug 2-9, 2021. This past week 50/55 jurisdictions (91%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 49.78% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.43% (weekly increase the prior week was 0.64%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, August 9, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 9, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 2, 2021. Montana was up +142/100k this week, compared to +104/100k the prior week, and +55/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 9. MT is now 26/55 (30th highest), being passed by Georgia, Kentucky, and Texas.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 2-9, vs. July 26-Aug 2, 2021. This past week 52/55 jurisdictions (95%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 49.35% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.64% (weekly increase the prior week was only 0.36%).

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, August 2, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 2, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 26, 2021. Montana was up +104/100k this week, compared to +55/100k the prior week, and +40/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 2. MT is now 29/55 (27th highest), passing Minnesota this week.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 26-Aug 2, vs. July 19-26, 2021. This past week all 55/55 jurisdictions (100%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 48.71% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.36%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, July 26, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 26, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 19, 2021. Montana was up +55/100k this week, compared to +40/100k the prior week, and +34/100k the week before that.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 26. MT is now 28/55 (26th highest), having been passed by Louisiana this week.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 19-26, vs. July 12-19, 2021. This past week 54/55 jurisdictions (98%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases. Gack.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 48.35% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.44%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, July 19, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 19, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 12, 2021. Montana was up +40/100k this week, compared to +34/100k the prior week, and +33/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 19. MT is now 29/55 (27th highest), having been passed by Missouri this week.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 12-19, vs. July 5-12, 2021. This past week 53/55 jurisdictions (96% !!) showed the same or higher rate of new cases. Going the wrong way, folks.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 47.91% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.64%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, July 12, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 12, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 5, 2021. Montana was up +34/100k this week, compared to +33/100k the prior week, and +33/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 12. MT remains 30/55 (26th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 5-12, vs. June 28 - July 5, 2021. This past week 49/55 jurisdictions (89% !!) showed the same or higher rate of new cases. πŸ™
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 47.27% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.8%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, July 5, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 5, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 28, 2021. Montana was up +33/100k this week, same as the +33/100k the prior week, and compared to +39/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 5. MT remains 30/55 (26th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 28 - July 5, vs. June 21-28, 2021. This past week 34/55 jurisdictions (61.8%) showed the same or higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 46.47% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 1.3%.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, June 28, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 28, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 21, 2021. Montana was up +33/100k this week, compared to +39/100k the prior week, and +46/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 28. MT remains 30/55 (26th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 21-28, vs. June 14-21, 2021. This past week 28/55 jurisdictions (49.1%) showed a lower rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 45.18% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.91%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, June 21, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 21, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 14, 2021. Montana was up +39/100k this week, compared to +46/100k the prior week, and +43/100k the week before that.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 21. Montana was passed by Wyoming this week. MT now 30/55 (26th highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 14-21, vs. June 7-14, 2021. This past week 39/55 jurisdictions (70.9%) showed a lower rate of new cases.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 44.27% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 1.8%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, June 14, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 14, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 7, 2021. Montana was up +46/100k this week, compared to +43/100k the prior week, and +57/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 7. Montana stayed at 31/55 (25th highest), but Wyoming is now tied for that position.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 7-14, vs. May 31-June 7, 2021. This past week 23/55 jurisdictions (41.8%) showed a higher rate of new cases. Not done yet.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 42.45% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 0.92%.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, June 7, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 7, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 31, 2021. Montana was up +43/100k this week, compared to +57/100k the prior week, and +49/100k the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 7. Montana stayed at 31/55 (25th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 31-June 7, vs. May 24-31, 2021. This past week just 6/55 jurisdictions (10.9%) showed a higher rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 41.53% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 1.55%.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, May 31, 2021

Memorial Day. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (May 31, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 24, 2021. Montana was up +57/100k this week, compared to +49/100k the prior week, and +71/100k the week before that.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to May 31. Montana stayed at 31/55 (25th highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 24-31, vs. May 17-24, 2021. This past week 8/55 jurisdictions (14.5%) showed a higher rate of new cases.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 39.98% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 1.1%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, May 24, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (May 24, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 17, 2021. North Carolina had a data correction this week. Montana was up +49/100k this week, compared to +71/100k last week. πŸ‘
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to May 24. Montana stayed at 31/55 (25th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 17-24, vs. May 10-17, 2021. This past week 10/55 jurisdictions (18.2%) showed a higher rate of new cases. The swings in Alabama and North Carolina are due primarily to recent data adjustments in those states.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 38.9% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 1.6%.
 

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Montana Trend

Trend of new cases in Montana


Monday, May 17, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (May 17, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 10, 2021. Montana was up +71/100k this week, compared to +86/100k last week. πŸ‘

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to May 17. Montana stayed at 31/55 (25th highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 10-17, vs. May 3-10, 2021. This past week only 7/55 jurisdictions (12.7%) showed a higher rate of new cases, and the big blip in Alabama was due primarily to that state catching up on some missing cases.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 37.3% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 2.8%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, May 10, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (May 10, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 3, 2021. Montana was up +86/100k this week, compared to +87/100k last week.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to May 10. Montana stayed at 31/55 (25th highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 3-10, vs. Apr. 26 - May 3, 2021. This past week only 7/55 jurisdictions (12.7%) showed a higher rate of new cases, down from 34.5% increasing the prior week.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 34.49% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 2.6%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, May 3, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (May 3, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on April 26, 2021. Montana was up +87/100k this week, down slightly from +91/100k last week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to May 3. Montana moved down to 31/55 (25th highest), being passed by Minnesota.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Apr. 26 - May 3, vs. Apr. 19-26, 2021. This past week 19/55 jurisdictions (34.5%) showed a higher rate of new cases, up from 27% increasing the prior week.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 31.85% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 2.9%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, April 26, 2021

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (April 26, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on April 12, 2021. Montana was up +91/100k this week, same rate as last week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to April 26. Montana remains at 32/55 (24th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Apr. 19-26, vs. Apr. 12-19, 2021. This past week only 15/55 jurisdictions (27%) showed a higher rate of new cases, down from 45% increasing the prior week.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 28.93% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 3%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, April 19, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (April 19, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on April 12, 2021. Montana was up +91/100k this week, compared to +101 last week, and +90 the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to April 19. Montana moved down one position to 32/55 (24th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Apr. 12-19, vs. Apr. 5-12, 2021. This past week 25/55 jurisdictions (45.5%) showed a higher rate of new cases, down from 73% increasing the prior week.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 25.91% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 3.4%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, April 12, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (April 12, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on April 5, 2021. Montana was up +101/100k this week, compared to +90 last week, and +100 the week before that.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to April 5. Montana moved down one position 33/55 (23rd highest), being passed by Delaware and New York.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Apr. 5-12, vs. Mar. 29-Apr. 5, 2021. This past week 40/55 jurisdictions (73% !) showed a higher rate of new cases, up from 49% increasing the prior week.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 22.55% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 3.3%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, April 5, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (April 5, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on March 29, 2021. Montana was up +90/100k this week, compared to +100/100k last week.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to April 5. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Mar. 29-Apr. 5, vs. Mar. 22-29, 2021. This past week 27/55 jurisdictions (49%) showed a higher rate of new cases, down from 70.9% increasing the prior week.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 19.22% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 2.9%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  

Immunity Estimate

Fraction of immunized or previously diagnosed.


Monday, March 29, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (March 29, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on March 22, 2021. Montana was up +100/100k this week, compared to +120/100k last week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to March 29. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Mar. 22-29, vs. Mar. 15-22, 2021. This past week 39/55 jurisdictions (71%) showed a higher rate of new cases, up from 54.5% increasing the prior week. This is not desirable.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 16.31% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 2.3%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, March 22, 2021

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (March 22, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on March 15, 2021. Montana was up +120/100k this week, which reversed our downward trend. Weekly new cases in the prior two weeks were +81 and +91.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to March 22. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Mar 15-22, vs. Mar. 8-15,2021. This past week just 22/55 jurisdictions (45.5%) showed a lower rate of new cases. The majority of jurisdictions (30/55, 54.5%) showed more new cases this past week than the prior week.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 14.05% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 1.9%.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, March 15, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (March 15, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on March 8, 2021. Montana was up +81/100k this week, which continues the downward trend in weekly new cases from +91, +114, and +126 the prior three weeks. New cases rate in Montana is about what it was back in August and September, 2020.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to March 15. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Mar. 8-15, vs. Mar. 1-8, 2021. This past week 32/55 jurisdictions (58%) showed a lower rate of new cases. The increasing rates in Delaware, Washington, D.C., Minnesota, etc., are a reminder that the virus is still circulating.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots--or one shot of the J&J vaccine. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 12.12% being fully immunized--a weekly increase of about 2.3%.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, March 8, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (March 8, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on March 1, 2021. Montana was up +91/100k this week, which continues the downward trend in weekly new cases from +114, +126, +151, +174, and +215 the prior five weeks. This was the first week with fewer than 100/100k new cases in Montana since 9/14/2020.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to March 8. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Mar. 1-8, vs Feb. 22 - Mar. 1, 2021. This past week 42/55 jurisdictions (76%) showed a lower rate of new cases, and the 13 jurisdictions with an increasing rate of new cases showed very small increments. That is good.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 9.86% having 2 shots--a weekly increase of about 1.8%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, March 1, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (March 1, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on February 22, 2021. Montana was up +114/100k this week, which was fewer new cases compared to the +126, +151, +174, and +215 the prior four weeks.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to March 1. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Feb. 22 - Mar. 1, vs. Feb. 15-22, 2021. This past week only 24/55 jurisdictions (44%) showed a lower rate of new cases. The prior week 87% showed a rate decrease. We seem to have leveled off--hope we return to declining rates of new cases next week.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 8.06% having 2 shots--again a weekly increase of about 1.7%.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, February 22, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (February 22, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on February 15, 2021. Montana was up +126/100k this week, which was fewer new cases compared to the +151, +174, and +215 the prior three weeks. Good!
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to February 22. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Feb. 15-22, vs. Feb. 8-15 2021. This past week 48/55 jurisdictions (87%) showed a lower rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 6.26% having 2 shots--a weekly increase of about 1.7%.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, February 15, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (February 15, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on February 8, 2021. Montana was up +151/100k this week, which was down from the +174, +215, and +212 the prior three weeks.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to February 15. Montana remains in position 35/55 (21st highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Feb. 8-15, vs. Feb. 1-8, 2021. This past week 52/55 jurisdictions (95%) showed a lower rate of new cases.

Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots. Average across the 55 jurisdictions is 4.43% having 2 shots.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, February 8, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (February 8, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on February 1, 2021. Montana was up +174/100k this week, which was down from the +215 and +212 the prior two weeks.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to February 8. Montana is in position 35/55 (21st highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Feb. 1-8, vs. Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2021. This past week 47/55 jurisdictions (85%) showed a lower rate of new cases.
 
Chart 4 shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots. This is sorted by the fraction that have received 2 shots.

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior weekVaccinations in each jurisdiction  


Monday, February 1, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (February 1, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on January 25, 2021. Montana was up +215/100k this week, about the same as the +212/100k the prior week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to February 1. Montana remains in position 36/55 (20th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Jan. 25-Feb. 1, vs. Jan. 18-25, 2021. This past week 48/55 jurisdictions (87%) showed a lower rate of new cases.
 
This week I have added a Chart 4, which shows the percentage of the population in each jurisdiction having received 1 or 2 Covid-19 vaccination shots.
 

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (January 25, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on January 18, 2021. Montana was up +212/100k this week, which was lower than the +287/100k the prior week, and the third week in a row with a slowing growth of cases.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to January 25. Montana remains in position 36/55 (20th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Jan. 18-25, 2021, vs. Jan. 11-18, 2021. This past week all but one jurisdiction (New Hampshire) showed a lower rate of new cases!
 

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Monday, January 18, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (January 18, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on January 11, 2021. Montana was up +287/100k this week, which was lower than the +369/100k the prior week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to January 18. Montana is now down to position 36/55 (20th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Jan. 11-18, 2021, vs. Jan. 4-11, 2021. This past week, 82% of the jurisdictions showed a lower rate of new cases.
 

Weekly increment in Covid CasesCumulative Covid casesWeekly increase compared to prior week 


Monday, January 11, 2021

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (January 11, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on January 4, 2021. Montana was up +369 /100k this week, which was higher than the +243/100k the prior week. New Jersey was the jurisdiction with the largest weekly increase, a record increase for that state of +1,022/100k (more than 1% of New Jersey's population had positive Covid test this week).
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to January 11. Montana is now down to position 38 (18th highest). This week Montana passed 8% of our population having had a positive COVID test at some point.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Jan. 4-11, 2021, vs. Dec. 28, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021. This past week, 84% of the jurisdictions showed an increasing rate of cases.
 

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Monday, January 4, 2021. First Monday of 2021.
 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (January 4, 2021) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 28, 2020. Montana was up +243/100k this week, which was slightly lower than the +245/100k the prior week, and the smallest weekly increase since September 28. Arizona was the jurisdiction with the largest weekly increase, a record increase for that state of +850/100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to January 4. Montana is now down to position 41 (15th highest), with 7.7% of our population having had a positive COVID test at some point.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec. 28, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, vs. Dec. 14-21, 2020. This past week, 85% of the jurisdictions showed an increasing rate, compared to 5% of the jurisdictions the week before. Looks like we are on yet another wave.

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Last Monday of 2020. This week straddled the Christmas holiday, so the guidance is that the numbers will be low for this week and next week due to fewer tests.

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 28) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 21. Montana was up +245/100k this week, which was lower than the +361/100k the prior week, and the smallest weekly increase since October 5. California and Tennessee were the jurisdictions showing the biggest increases last week, at +702/100k and +635/100k, respectively.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 28. Montana remained in position 46 (10th highest), with 7.5% of our population having had a positive COVID test at some point.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec. 21-28, vs. Dec. 14-21, 2020. This past week, 9% of the jurisdictions showed an increasing rate, compared to 31% of the jurisdictions the week before. The favorable trend continues.

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Monday, December 21, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 21) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 14. Montana was up +361/100k this week, which was lower than the +508/100k the prior week, and the smallest weekly increase since October 5. Tennessee was the jurisdiction showing the biggest increase last week, at +925/100k, compared to +752/100k the week before.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 21. Montana is now in position 46 (10th highest), down from position 49 (7th highest), with 7.2% of our population having had a positive COVID test at some point.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec. 14-21, vs. Dec. 7-14, 2020. This past week, 31% of the jurisdictions showed an increasing rate, compared to 62% of the jurisdictions the week before. The favorable trend continues.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 14) compared to the cases per 100,000 on December 7. Montana was up +508/100k this week, which was lower than the +569/100k the prior week. Rhode Island was again the jurisdiction showing the biggest increase last week, at +819/100k, compared to +773/100k the week before.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 14. Montana remained in position 49 (7th highest), with 6.9% of our population having had a positive COVID test at some point. North Dakota appears likely to cross the 12% positive test penetration this coming week.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Dec. 7-14, vs. Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2020. This past week, 62% of the jurisdictions showed an increasing rate, compared to 75% of the jurisdictions the week before. Hope that trend continues.
 

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (December 7) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 30. Montana was up +569/100k this week, which was slightly lower than the +572/100k the prior week. Rhode Island was the jurisdiction showing the biggest increase last week, at +773/100k.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to December 7. Montana remained in position 49 (7th highest), with 6.4% of our population having had a positive COVID test at some point.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov. 30-Dec. 7, vs. Nov. 23-30, 2020. This week, 76% of the jurisdictions showed an increasing rate of cases

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Note: The information for the last seven days over Thanksgiving is expected to reflect the lower testing rate of the holiday period.
 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 30) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 23. Montana was up +572/100k this week, which was lower than the +798/100k the prior week. North Dakota increased by +785/100k, also down from +1,166/100k the prior week. The decreases are likely due to the holiday-related decreases in testing.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 30. Montana remained in position 49 (7th highest). North Dakota now exceeds 10% of the population having had a positive Covid test at some point during the pandemic.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for for Nov. 23-30, vs. Nov. 16-23, 2020. This week, 69% of the jurisdictions showed a decreasing rate of cases, but this may be attributable to the holiday.

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 23) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 16. Montana jumped another new record +798/100k this week (again 8th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +699/100k. North Dakota increased by +1,166/100k, down slightly from the prior week's 1,245/100k. North Dakota has managed to infect more than 1% of the population there each week for the past two weeks.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 23. Montana jumped from position 44 to position 49 (now 7th highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for for Nov. 16-23, vs. Nov. 9-16, 2020. This week, 87% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases, but there might be an indication that North and South Dakota have crested the surge--or can't test enough to keep up.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 16) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 9. Montana jumped another new record +699/100k this week (8th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +579/100k. North and South Dakota increased by +1,245/100k and +1,128/100k, respectively. The Dakotas managed to infect more than 1% of their populations in just the last week alone.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 16. Montana jumped from position 41 to position 44 (now 12th highest).

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for for Nov. 9-16, vs. Nov. 2-9, 2020. This week, 93% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 9) compared to the cases per 100,000 on November 2. Montana jumped another new record +579/100k this week (7th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +525/100k. North and South Dakota increased by +1,216/100k and +914/100k, respectively. North Dakota shows by far the greatest weekly increase in any jurisdiction since the pandemic began. South Dakota's rate is down slightly from its record +918/100k the prior week.

 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 9. Montana jumped from position 34 to position 41 (now 15th highest).
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Nov. 2-9, vs. Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2020. This week, 95% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases.

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Monday, November 2, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (November 2) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 26. Montana jumped another new record +525/100k this week (4th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +474/100k. North and South Dakota increased by +961/100k and +918/100k, respectively. Not slowing down.

Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to November 2. Montana jumped from position 31 to position 34.

Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct. 26-Nov. 2, vs. Oct. 19-26, 2020. This week, 76% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 26) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 19. Montana jumped another new record +474/100k this week (4th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +382/100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 26. Montana jumped from position 22 to position 31, so now in the top half of cumulative case penetration--this week surpassing even New York and New Jersey.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct. 19-26, vs. Oct. 12-19, 2020. This week, 87% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases.
 

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Monday, October 19, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 19) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 12. Montana jumped another new record +382/100k this week (again 3rd highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +374/100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 19. Montana jumped from position 19 to position 22, now passing Virginia, Kentucky, and even Massachusetts.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct. 12-19, vs. Oct. 5-12, 2020. Again this week, 84% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases.
 

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Monday, October 12, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 12) compared to the cases per 100,000 on October 5. Montana jumped another new record +374/100k this week (3rd highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +244/100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 12. Montana was holding position 9 out of 55, but last week jumped to position 15, and this week Montana is up to position 19. That's now higher than Connecticut, New Mexico, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, etc.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Oct. 5-12, vs. Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2020. 84% of the jurisdictions this week showed steady or increasing rate of cases. It would be hard to argue that the virus is disappearing across the country.

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Monday, October 5, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (October 5) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 28. Montana jumped another new record +244/100k this week (4th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +169/100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to October 5. Montana was holding position 9 out of 55, but this week jumped all the way up to position 15, now exceeding states like Alaska, Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sept. 28-Oct. 5, vs. Sept. 21-28, 2020. More than 60% of the jurisdictions showed steady or increasing rate of cases. Sadly, Montana showed the largest overall week-to-week increase per 100k.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 28) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 21. Montana jumped a new record +169/100k this week (9th highest in the country). The highest previous jump in Montana was the prior week at +120/100k.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 28. Montana crossed the 1% line this week, but stayed in position 9 out of 55. I think it seems likely Montana will move into position 10 or even 11 this coming week, based upon the recent case trajectories of Montana and Alaska.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sept. 21-28, vs. Sept. 14-21, 2020. More than 60% of the jurisdictions showed a greater rate of increase in cases.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 21) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 14. Montana jumped a new record +120/100k this week. The highest previous jump had been +87.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 21. Montana stayed in position 9 out of 55.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sept. 14-21, vs. Sept. 7-14, 2020. After things looked somewhat better the prior week, this past week more than 80% of the jurisdictions showed a greater rate of increase in cases.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 14) compared to the cases per 100,000 on September 7. Montana ended its recent streak of record weekly increases, jumping by +72/100k, vs +87/100k the prior week.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 14. Montana stayed in position 9 out of 55. North Dakota is now in position 38 out of 55: ND had been in position 19 back at the start of August.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Sept. 7-14, vs. Aug 31-Sept 7, 2020. About 2/3 of the jurisdictions showed a slowing rate of increasing cases this week.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (September 7) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 31. Montana showed another record weekly increase, jumping by +87/100k.
The Dakotas and Iowa continued to have increasing cases, but South Dakota and Iowa at least had a lower rate of increase.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to September 7. Montana stayed in position 9 out of 55.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 31-Sept 7, vs. Aug 24-31, 2020. About equal number of jurisdictions showing decreasing and increasing rates.
*NOTE that the data for Massachusetts is anomalous this week: there was some sort of downward adjustment in the NYT data of cumulative case rates for that state, so I inserted a nominal rate.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 31) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 24. Montana showed its biggest weekly increase since the pandemic started, jumping by +84/100k.
Iowa (+258/100k) had a big jump in cases, as did the Dakotas.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 31. Montana moved up to position 9 out of 55, now exceeding Wyoming in total case penetration.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug 24-31, vs. Aug. 17-24, 2020. The majority of jurisdictions (31/55) showed more new cases this past week compared to the prior week. Not what I had expected.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 24) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 17.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 24. Montana moved from position 7 to position 8 out of 55, now exceeding Oregon in total case penetration.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug. 17-24, vs. Aug. 10-17, 2020. The majority of jurisdictions (36/55) showed fewer new cases this past week compared to the prior week.

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Monday, August 17, 2020

 
Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 17) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 10.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 17. Montana moved from position 6 to position 7 out of 55.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug. 10-17, vs Aug. 3-10, 2020. The majority of jurisdictions (30/55) showed fewer new cases this past week compared to the prior week, but the previous week there were 36/55 showing a decreasing trend.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 10) compared to the cases per 100,000 on August 3.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 10. Montana is still in position 6 out of 55. This week Mississippi moved ahead of New York, joining Florida, Arizona, and Louisiana at the top penetration overall.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for Aug. 3-10, vs July 27-Aug. 3, 2020. The majority of jurisdictions (36/55) showed fewer new cases this past week compared to the prior week, meaning that while the cases are still increasing everywhere, they are not increasing as fast. This continues to be a hopeful sign.
 

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (August 3) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 27.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to August 3. Montana has now moved ahead of West Virginia. This week Florida moved ahead of New York, joining Louisiana and Arizona overall.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 27-Aug. 3, 2020, vs. July 20-27. The majority of jurisdictions (44/55) showed fewer new cases this past week compared to the prior week, meaning that while the cases are still increasing everywhere, they are not increasing as fast. This is a hopeful sign.
Montana is still among the lowest in cumulative cases per 100k, and was among those showing a slightly lower rate of new cases this week compared to the prior week. Hope these trends continue.
 

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 27) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 20.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 27. Montana has now moved ahead of Hawaii, Vermont, and Maine. This week both Louisiana AND Arizona have moved ahead of New York overall.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 20-27, 2020, vs. July 13-20. There continue to be many more jurisdictions (44 out of 55) with the same or INCREASING rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 
Montana is still among the lowest in cumulative cases per 100k. Louisiana, Mississippi, etc., are a concern because of the large number of cases and the week-to-week acceleration.
 

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 20) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 13.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 20. Montana has now moved ahead of Hawaii and Vermont.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 13-20, 2020 vs. July 6-13. There continue to be many more jurisdictions (47 out of 55) with the same or INCREASING rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 
Montana is still among the lowest in cumulative cases per 100k, but has gone from around 55th to 30th in week-to-week increase.
 

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 13) compared to the cases per 100,000 on July 6.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 13.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for July 6-13, 2020 vs. June 29-July 6. There continue to be many more jurisdictions (48 out of 55) with the same or INCREASING rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 
Montana is still among the lowest in cumulative cases per 100k, but is now up to 21st in week-to-week increase.
 

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (July 6) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 29.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to July 6.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 29-July 6, 2020 vs. June 22-29. There continue to be many more jurisdictions (45 out of 55) with the same or INCREASING rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 
Connecticut and New Hampshire have shown a declining rate 3 weeks in a row.
There are 21 jurisdictions out of 55 that have shown an INCREASING rate of new cases 3 weeks in a row.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 29) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 22.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 29.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 22-29, 2020 vs. June 15-22. There are now many more jurisdictions (44 out of 55) with the same or INCREASING rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 
There are 8 jurisdictions out of 55 that have shown a DECLINING rate of increase two weeks in a row: New York, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Rhode Island.
There are 25 jurisdictions out of 55 that have shown an INCREASING rate of new cases two weeks in a row.
 

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 22) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 15.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 22.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 15-22, 2020 vs. June 8-15. There are now more jurisdictions (30 out of 55) with an INCREASING rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 15 ) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 8.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 15.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 8-15, 2020 vs. June 1-8. There are more jurisdictions (34 out of 55) with a decreasing rate of new cases compared to the prior week.
 

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Monday, June 8, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 8 ) compared to the cases per 100,000 on June 1.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state to June 8.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for June 1-8, 2020 vs. May 25-June 1. Unlike last week, this week there are more jurisdictions (32 out of 55) with an increasing rate of cases compared to the prior week.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (June 1) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 25.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 25-June 1 vs. May 18-25. In the majority of states, the number of new cases May 25-June 1 was less than the number of new cases the prior week.

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Monday, May 25, 2020

Chart 1 shows the change in cases per 100,000 population as of this morning (May 25) compared to the cases per 100,000 on May 18.
 
Chart 2 shows the same information as Chart 1, but with the overall cumulative cases per 100k in each state. According to the data, New York is approaching 2% of the population having a positive test at some point.
 
Chart 3 shows the difference in weekly new cases per 100k population for May 18-25 vs. May 12-18. In the majority of states, the number of new cases May 18-25 was greater than the number of new cases the prior week.
 

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