This is the state that the coronavirus is spreading the fastest

Coronavirus data is indicating that one state, in particular, is spreading the virus faster than all the others, and this is it.

Published Wed, Jul 29 2020 8:32 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

By now, you probably know all of the states that are suffering the worst from the coronavirus outbreak, but now coronavirus case data has indicated one state that has it worse off than the rest.

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According to data compiled by The New York Times, that one state is located in the south of the country, and more specifically, its Louisiana. So, why is Louisiana the state that is seeing the fastest rate of spread? It's because when you look at the states average number of cases for every 100,000 people over the past week, you will find, according to New York Times data, that there are 2,316 cases of COVID-19 for every 100,000 people.

Over the weekend, Louisiana recorded its highest single-day record for the number of coronavirus cases - 3,940. That wasn't the worst news of the weekend either, as Louisiana also reported that its hospitals were suffering from overcrowding of COVID-19 patients. The overcrowding was so bad that it was described as the worst the hospital has seen since May 1st.

Dr. Manley Jordan, chief medical officer at Lake Charles' Memorial Health System, said to the local newspaper, The Advocate, "Physical space, we can continue to cram patients in the room. It's the human resource we're worried about. It's a matter of how long we have to run this hard, and is there more surge coming."

Louisiana is also considered by the White House as a coronavirus "red zone", more on that here.

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