Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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5. Springfield, OH
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +15.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 23.1 per 100,000 people (rank: 15 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 8.0 per 100,000 people (rank: 87 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 516 per 100,000 people (total: 697)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 6 per 100,000 people (total: 08)
> Population: 134,585

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4. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +19.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 37.3 per 100,000 people (rank: 5 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 17.5 per 100,000 people (rank: 21 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 808 per 100,000 people (total: 37,770)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 16 per 100,000 people (total: 745)
> Population: 4,857,962

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3. Yuma, AZ
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +19.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 89.6 per 100,000 people (rank: 1 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 69.6 per 100,000 people (rank: 1 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 2,365 per 100,000 people (total: 4,915)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 33 per 100,000 people (total: 68)
> Population: 212,128

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2. El Centro, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +23.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 78.1 per 100,000 people (rank: 2 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 54.4 per 100,000 people (rank: 2 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 2,851 per 100,000 people (total: 5,138)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 39 per 100,000 people (total: 70)
> Population: 181,827

1. Hanford-Corcoran, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +32.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 44.0 per 100,000 people (rank: 4 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 11.9 per 100,000 people (rank: 41 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 1,375 per 100,000 people (total: 2,063)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 13 per 100,000 people (total: 20)
> Population: 151,366