Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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35. Valdosta, GA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 33.8 per 100,000 people (rank: 8 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 27.4 per 100,000 people (rank: 7 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 993 per 100,000 people (total: 1,435)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 15 per 100,000 people (total: 21)
> Population: 145,577

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34. Laredo, TX
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 11.2 per 100,000 people (rank: 76 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 4.7 per 100,000 people (rank: 162 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 369 per 100,000 people (total: 1,003)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 8 per 100,000 people (total: 23)
> Population: 275,910

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33. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 18.6 per 100,000 people (rank: 29 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 12.0 per 100,000 people (rank: 39 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 849 per 100,000 people (total: 51,532)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 29 per 100,000 people (total: 1,786)
> Population: 6,198,782

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32. Mankato, MN
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 8.9 per 100,000 people (rank: 109 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 2.3 per 100,000 people (rank: 274 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 377 per 100,000 people (total: 377)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 14 per 100,000 people (total: 14)
> Population: 101,647

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31. Modesto, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 13.8 per 100,000 people (rank: 59 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 7.1 per 100,000 people (rank: 105 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 378 per 100,000 people (total: 2,039)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 7 per 100,000 people (total: 38)
> Population: 549,815