2 places are at the highest COVID-19 risk level

Data as of November 20

Red

  • Threshold: 25+ daily new cases per 100,000 people
  • Indicates: unchecked community spread

Orange

  • Threshold: 10-24 daily new cases per 100,000 people
  • Indicates: escalating community spread

Yellow

  • Threshold: 1-9 daily new cases per 100,000 people
  • Indicates: potential community spread

Green

  • Threshold: <1 daily new case per 100,000 people
  • Indicates: close to containment
The highest-risk places include:
State Risk Level Avg. this week Per 100K 2 Week Trend
Puerto Rico Red 1,217 new cases/day 37 per 100K +24%
New Mexico Red 744 new cases/day 35 per 100K +49%

Notes

— Daily cases are a 7-day average to smooth out day-to-day variations in the data. Risk levels are based on a scale developed by the Harvard Global Health Institute and a collaboration of top scientists at institutions around the country.