New cases doubled last week in Wisconsin, another crucial state.
Doña Ana County leapfrogged Bernalillo County for new COVID-19 cases in New Mexico on Sunday as the state's seven-day average hit another record. The region's positivity rate increased from 9.2% to 9.5%, still well above the state's threshold of 8%.
Thirty-six out of 50 states have seen cases increase for at least two weeks in a row, up from 34 the prior week.
Using only the state figures Saturday, the Upper Peninsula has had 4,970 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date and 92 deaths.
The World Health Organization considers rates above 5% concerning because it suggests there are more cases in the community that have not yet been uncovered.
Despite those concerns, the state publishes antigen numbers in once-weekly county-level reports that are issued on Mondays. In Monday's update, the Department of Health did not add or remove any states originally on that list. The lowest observed figure for that metric - a number watched closely by state officials - is 0.8 percent.
Deaths, which usually lag behind hospitalizations, have mounted more slowly in recent days.
Since the pandemic began, NY has administered 13,474,353 COVID-19 tests, with 491,771 testing positive. While most people who contract the coronavirus recover after suffering only mild to moderate symptoms, it can be deadly for older patients and those with other health problems.
Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home.
"We are beginning to see an uptick in COVID testing", Nydam wrote in an email.
The numbers are rising as millions of Georgians cast their votes for president and federal and state offices. Kemp has said he's striking the right balance between health and making sure restrictions don't choke off economic growth. Luce County's count was reduced by one.
Missoula County has seen a significant increase in cases over the last several weeks with nearly 700 active cases as of Tuesday.