Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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40. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
> Avg. new daily cases per 100,000 in 7 days ending June 3: 11.7 per 100,000 people
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 3: 513 per 100,000 people — 79th highest out of 384 MSAs
> Chg. in confirmed COVID-19 cases, May 28 to June 3: 2,639 to 3,167
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 3: 8
> Total population: 575,412

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39. Gainesville, GA
> Avg. new daily cases per 100,000 in 7 days ending June 3: 11.7 per 100,000 people
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 3: 1,296 per 100,000 people — 18th highest out of 384 MSAs
> Chg. in confirmed COVID-19 cases, May 28 to June 3: 2,450 to 2,539
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 3: 4
> Total population: 202,148

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38. Worcester, MA-CT
> Avg. new daily cases per 100,000 in 7 days ending June 3: 11.7 per 100,000 people
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 3: 1,263 per 100,000 people — 20th highest out of 384 MSAs
> Chg. in confirmed COVID-19 cases, May 28 to June 3: 11,088 to 11,857
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 3: 66
> Total population: 947,866

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37. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Avg. new daily cases per 100,000 in 7 days ending June 3: 11.8 per 100,000 people
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 3: 1,547 per 100,000 people — 10th highest out of 384 MSAs
> Chg. in confirmed COVID-19 cases, May 28 to June 3: 69,637 to 74,440
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 3: 425
> Total population: 4,875,390

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36. Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
> Avg. new daily cases per 100,000 in 7 days ending June 3: 11.8 per 100,000 people
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 3: 851 per 100,000 people — 39th highest out of 384 MSAs
> Chg. in confirmed COVID-19 cases, May 28 to June 3: 2,120 to 2,284
> COVID-19 related deaths in 7 days ending June 3: 7
> Total population: 265,429

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