Special Report

Counties Where the Virus Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

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15. Pipestone County, Minnesota
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +30.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Pipestone County in 7 days ending July 7: 36 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Pipestone County in 7 days ending June 30: 6 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Minnesota in 7 days ending July 7: 7 per 100,000 (25th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pipestone County as of July 7: 642 per 100,000 people (total: 59)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 7: 2
> Population: 9,185
> Largest place in Pipestone County: Pipestone

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14. Grenada County, Mississippi
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +31.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Grenada County in 7 days ending July 7: 107 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Grenada County in 7 days ending June 30: 75 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Mississippi in 7 days ending July 7: 22 per 100,000 (8th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Grenada County as of July 7: 2,378 per 100,000 people (total: 506)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 7: 7
> Population: 21,278
> Largest place in Grenada County: Grenada

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13. Nueces County, Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +32.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Nueces County in 7 days ending July 7: 70 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Nueces County in 7 days ending June 30: 37 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending July 7: 23 per 100,000 (6th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nueces County as of July 7: 1,133 per 100,000 people (total: 4,084)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 7: 18
> Population: 360,486
> Largest place in Nueces County: Corpus Christi

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12. Jefferson County, Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +35.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Jefferson County in 7 days ending July 7: 48 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Jefferson County in 7 days ending June 30: 13 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending July 7: 23 per 100,000 (6th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jefferson County as of July 7: 1,159 per 100,000 people (total: 2,959)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 7: 36
> Population: 255,210
> Largest place in Jefferson County: Beaumont

11. Duval County, Texas
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +37.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Duval County in 7 days ending July 7: 51 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Duval County in 7 days ending June 30: 13 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending July 7: 23 per 100,000 (6th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Duval County as of July 7: 572 per 100,000 people (total: 65)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of July 7: 0
> Population: 11,355
> Largest place in Duval County: San Diego