Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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30. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 12.9 per 100,000 people (rank: 64 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 6.1 per 100,000 people (rank: 127 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 367 per 100,000 people (total: 2,454)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 12 per 100,000 people (total: 80)
> Population: 708,009

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29. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 12.1 per 100,000 people (rank: 68 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 5.0 per 100,000 people (rank: 152 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 410 per 100,000 people (total: 3,223)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 28 per 100,000 people (total: 222)
> Population: 821,573

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28. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 13.9 per 100,000 people (rank: 57 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 6.6 per 100,000 people (rank: 120 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 498 per 100,000 people (total: 33,785)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 7 per 100,000 people (total: 483)
> Population: 6,997,384

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27. Jacksonville, FL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 10.6 per 100,000 people (rank: 85 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 3.0 per 100,000 people (rank: 237 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 316 per 100,000 people (total: 4,660)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 7 per 100,000 people (total: 107)
> Population: 1,534,701

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26. Flagstaff, AZ
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases June 18-24: 17.0 per 100,000 people (rank: 36 out of 384 metro areas)
> Avg. new daily cases June 11-17: 9.3 per 100,000 people (rank: 63 out of 384 metro areas)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 24: 1,149 per 100,000 people (total: 1,611)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of June 24: 65 per 100,000 people (total: 91)
> Population: 142,854