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Has your state performed enough COVID-19 tests to safely reopen?

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Has your state performed enough COVID-19 tests to safely reopen?

In multiple April White House briefings, President Donald Trump touted the fact that the United States has tested more people for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, than any other nation in the world. In pure numbers, this is true: As of May 18, 2020, roughly 11 million people across the country have been tested for the virus. This dwarfs the total testing number of any other nation (Italy is currently #2 at about 3.04 million tests). But, considering the size of the U.S. and scale of its outbreak, 11 million is far less impressive; that figure means about 35 tests for every 1,000 people—or about two-thirds the acceptance rate to Harvard University.

COVID-19 testing should not be so competitive. On May 7, the Harvard Global Health Institute, in collaboration with NPR, published estimates for how many daily tests the U.S. should conduct to accurately determine the number of infected Americans, as well as close contacts who may have been exposed. They concluded at least 900,000 tests per day by May 15, a number based on modeling by data scientist Youyang Gu—whose work is cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—as well as from other researchers and journalists who consider his work a comprehensive predictor of COVID-19 rates over the next few months as it takes into account policy changes, such as the reopening of business in many states.

The Harvard team’s estimates have jumped from a mid-April analysis, which placed the country’s need between 500,000–700,000 per day. The researchers stress that, as testing and treatment continue to expand, these target estimates are directional. Testing over 900,000 Americans each day is only the first step to safely contain the pandemic and reopen the country; other measures—such as testing equitably across vulnerable populations, tracing the friends and family members of those infected, and ensuring that people with severe cases have access to treatment—are similarly crucial. These tests should also not be evenly distributed across the country, as every state has different needs based on the size of its outbreak and its lockdown policies (or lack thereof). Gu’s forecasts take these differences into account, as do the Harvard team’s target estimates for each region.

In this story, Stacker compares the Harvard team’s state-specific targets to the actual testing conducted in every state over the week leading up to the date this analysis was published, from April 30 to May 6. Actual testing data are sourced from the COVID Tracking Project, an independent volunteer effort housed at The Atlantic which compiles daily figures from health department websites and press releases. All 50 states and the District of Columbia are ranked here according to what percentages of their testing targets have been met. It is key to note that every state health department varies in how it reports testing results as well as other disease metrics. Some states, such as California, are reporting the number of lab specimens tested for COVID-19, while others, such as New York, are reporting the number of people tested. As the same person may be tested multiple times or multiple specimens may be tested per person, this discrepancy in reporting makes it difficult to compare sheer testing numbers across states.

Still, we can compare a state’s testing numbers to its positive rate, as we are doing here with a metric called the “positive test ratio” or “test-positivity rate,” defined as the share of COVID-19 tests that have returned positive results. The World Health Organization recommends a positive test ratio of 10% as an indicator that a region is testing enough people to accurately measure the scale of its outbreak. A higher positive test ratio indicates that only symptomatic individuals are being tested, and the outbreak is not yet under control.

Read on to find out how your state’s testing measures up.

Editor's Note: Betsy Ladyzhets, Stacker's senior research associate and science expert, volunteers for the COVID-19 Tracking Project.

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#51. Alaska

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 648 (762.4% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 85
- Positive test ratio: 0.4% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 372
--- Tests completed: 23,655
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 10

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#50. Montana

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 882 (711.5% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 124
- Positive test ratio: 0.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 456
--- Tests completed: 19,704
--- Patients hospitalized: 62
--- Death toll: 16

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#49. Wyoming

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 399 (594.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 67
- Positive test ratio: 2.4% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 604
--- Tests completed: 12,007
--- Patients hospitalized: 60
--- Death toll: 7

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#48. Hawaii

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 797 (486.1% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 164
- Positive test ratio: 0.3% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 625
--- Tests completed: 35,199
--- Patients hospitalized: 73
--- Death toll: 17

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#47. Tennessee

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 8,365 (256.1% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 3,266
- Positive test ratio: 6.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 13,938
--- Tests completed: 227,101
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,221
--- Death toll: 239

 

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#46. North Dakota

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,871 (204.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 913
- Positive test ratio: 2.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 1,323
--- Tests completed: 38,632
--- Patients hospitalized: 97
--- Death toll: 31

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#45. Utah

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,603 (178.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 2,022
- Positive test ratio: 4.4% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 5,595
--- Tests completed: 131,002
--- Patients hospitalized: 464
--- Death toll: 58

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#44. West Virginia

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,816 (97.8% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 1,857
- Positive test ratio: 1.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 1,248
--- Tests completed: 55,784
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 50

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#43. Oregon

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,929 (90.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 2,139
- Positive test ratio: 3.5% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 2,916
--- Tests completed: 67,976
--- Patients hospitalized: 641
--- Death toll: 115

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#42. Wisconsin

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,368 (84.8% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 3,974
- Positive test ratio: 10.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 8,901
--- Tests completed: 96,727
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,694
--- Death toll: 362

 

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#41. Washington

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 5,277 (79.3% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 6,656
- Positive test ratio: 4.7% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 15,594
--- Tests completed: 219,453
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 862

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#40. California

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 29,414 (69.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 42,524
- Positive test ratio: 6.0% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 58,815
--- Tests completed: 809,036
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 2,412

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#39. Arkansas

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,936 (68.5% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 2,825
- Positive test ratio: 2.8% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 3,568
--- Tests completed: 59,003
--- Patients hospitalized: 453
--- Death toll: 85

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#38. Nebraska

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,785 (66.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 2,698
- Positive test ratio: 24.5% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 6,438
--- Tests completed: 36,128
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 82

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#37. Texas

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 17,735 (65.0% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 27,282
- Positive test ratio: 5.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 34,422
--- Tests completed: 438,938
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 948

 

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#36. Kansas

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,808 (64.3% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 2,812
- Positive test ratio: 15.8% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 5,734
--- Tests completed: 42,114
--- Patients hospitalized: 571
--- Death toll: 144

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#35. North Carolina

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 6,577 (63.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 10,289
- Positive test ratio: 6.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 12,758
--- Tests completed: 164,482
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 477

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#34. Florida

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 15,223 (63.6% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 23,937
- Positive test ratio: 4.5% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 38,002
--- Tests completed: 480,051
--- Patients hospitalized: 6,776
--- Death toll: 1,605

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#33. New Mexico

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,072 (59.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 5,193
- Positive test ratio: 5.4% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 4,138
--- Tests completed: 83,251
--- Patients hospitalized: 687
--- Death toll: 162

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#32. Oklahoma

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,089 (57.1% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 5,408
- Positive test ratio: 3.4% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 4,201
--- Tests completed: 82,890
--- Patients hospitalized: 773
--- Death toll: 253

 

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#31. Alabama

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 4,152 (47.1% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 8,817
- Positive test ratio: 6.0% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 8,581
--- Tests completed: 109,516
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,158
--- Death toll: 340

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#30. Rhode Island

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 2,744 (40.8% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 6,723
- Positive test ratio: 10.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 10,205
--- Tests completed: 79,373
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,123
--- Death toll: 370

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#29. South Dakota

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 369 (39.8% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 927
- Positive test ratio: 15.7% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 2,779
--- Tests completed: 19,416
--- Patients hospitalized: 230
--- Death toll: 29

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#28. Vermont

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 350 (39.0% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 897
- Positive test ratio: 1.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 908
--- Tests completed: 17,876
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 52

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#27. New Hampshire

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 998 (37.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 2,632
- Positive test ratio: 9.0% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 2,636
--- Tests completed: 27,733
--- Patients hospitalized: 295
--- Death toll: 92

 

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#26. South Carolina

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,324 (37.6% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 8,846
- Positive test ratio: 4.5% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 6,936
--- Tests completed: 77,482
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,152
--- Death toll: 305

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#25. Missouri

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,370 (34.4% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 9,786
- Positive test ratio: 7.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 9,102
--- Tests completed: 100,747
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 396

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#24. Georgia

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 8,600 (33.1% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 25,979
- Positive test ratio: 8.5% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 30,696
--- Tests completed: 204,137
--- Patients hospitalized: 5,765
--- Death toll: 1,311

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#23. Arizona

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,275 (30.5% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 10,743
- Positive test ratio: 10.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 9,707
--- Tests completed: 91,737
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,430
--- Death toll: 426

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#22. Iowa

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,119 (30.4% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 10,266
- Positive test ratio: 16.3% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 10,404
--- Tests completed: 63,171
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 219

 

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#21. Idaho

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 309 (29.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 1,032
- Positive test ratio: 8.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 2,127
--- Tests completed: 30,545
--- Patients hospitalized: 203
--- Death toll: 65

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#20. Minnesota

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,784 (27.3% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 13,853
- Positive test ratio: 14.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 8,579
--- Tests completed: 93,232
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,405
--- Death toll: 485

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#19. Mississippi

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 2,062 (26.5% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 7,770
- Positive test ratio: 12.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 8,424
--- Tests completed: 80,525
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,392
--- Death toll: 374

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#18. Kentucky

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,229 (26.5% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 4,642
- Positive test ratio: 16.8% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 5,822
--- Tests completed: 61,014
--- Patients hospitalized: 1,603
--- Death toll: 275

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#17. Louisiana

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 5,443 (24.8% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 21,988
- Positive test ratio: 7.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 30,399
--- Tests completed: 194,672
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 2,115

 

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#16. Virginia

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 3,967 (23.8% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 16,664
- Positive test ratio: 19.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 20,256
--- Tests completed: 113,708
--- Patients hospitalized: 4,113
--- Death toll: 713

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#15. Illinois

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 14,942 (23.3% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 64,167
- Positive test ratio: 17.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 68,232
--- Tests completed: 361,260
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 2,974

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#14. New York

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 26,206 (23.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 112,802
- Positive test ratio: 13.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 323,978
--- Tests completed: 1,055,921
--- Patients hospitalized: 70,539
--- Death toll: 19,877

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#13. Nevada

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 1,178 (22.2% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 5,307
- Positive test ratio: 9.3% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 5,663
--- Tests completed: 49,275
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 276

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#12. Ohio

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 5,717 (21.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 26,103
- Positive test ratio: 10.7% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 21,576
--- Tests completed: 168,929
--- Patients hospitalized: 4,052
--- Death toll: 1,225

 

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#11. Maine

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 392 (21.7% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 1,805
- Positive test ratio: 7.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 1,254
--- Tests completed: 23,346
--- Patients hospitalized: 191
--- Death toll: 62

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#10. Maryland

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 4,726 (16.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 27,925
- Positive test ratio: 22.1% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 28,163
--- Tests completed: 144,012
--- Patients hospitalized: 5,497
--- Death toll: 1,437

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#9. Michigan

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 8,697 (15.0% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 58,081
- Positive test ratio: 7.6% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 45,054
--- Tests completed: 233,231
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 4,250

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#8. Massachusetts

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 10,574 (14.7% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 71,748
- Positive test ratio: 15.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 72,025
--- Tests completed: 339,639
--- Patients hospitalized: 7,080
--- Death toll: 4,420

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#7. Indiana

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 4,135 (14.3% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 28,829
- Positive test ratio: 16.2% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 21,870
--- Tests completed: 120,496
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 1,377

 

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#6. Washington DC

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 822 (14.0% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 5,857
- Positive test ratio: 23.5% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 5,461
--- Tests completed: 24,984
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 277

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#5. Delaware

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 704 (12.0% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 5,887
- Positive test ratio: 22.8% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 5,778
--- Tests completed: 26,468
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 193

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#4. Colorado

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 2,361 (10.3% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 22,942
- Positive test ratio: 15.9% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 17,364
--- Tests completed: 85,976
--- Patients hospitalized: 2,919
--- Death toll: 903

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#3. Pennsylvania

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 5,922 (9.5% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 62,532
- Positive test ratio: 18.0% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 51,845
--- Tests completed: 256,340
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 3,106

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#2. Connecticut

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 2,376 (8.1% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 29,288
- Positive test ratio: 25.4% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 30,995
--- Tests completed: 111,447
--- Patients hospitalized: 7,758
--- Death toll: 2,718

 

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#1. New Jersey

- Current average daily tests (April 30 to May 6): 6,800 (6.9% of target)
- Minimum daily tests needed by May 15: 98,378
- Positive test ratio: 32.8% (recommended rate: 10%)
- Cumulative state COVID-19 statistics as of May 6:
--- Positive cases: 131,890
--- Tests completed: 288,920
--- Patients hospitalized: data not available
--- Death toll: 8,549

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