Special Report

Counties in Every State Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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Alabama: Marion County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +31 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Marion County in 7 days ending July 20: 56 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Marion County in 7 days ending July 13: 25 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Alabama in 7 days ending July 20: 36 per 100,000 (5th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Marion County as of July 20: 1,435 per 100,000 people (total: 430)
> COVID-19 related deaths in Marion County as of July 20: 16
> Population: 29,965
> Largest place in Marion County: Hamilton

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Alaska: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +23 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in 7 days ending July 20: 34 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in 7 days ending July 13: 11 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Alaska in 7 days ending July 20: 8 per 100,000 (15th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area as of July 20: 536 per 100,000 people (total: 29)
> COVID-19 related deaths in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area as of July 20: 0
> Population: 5,415
> Largest place in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area: Fort Yukon

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Arizona: Gila County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Gila County in 7 days ending July 20: 31 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Gila County in 7 days ending July 13: 23 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Arizona in 7 days ending July 20: 45 per 100,000 (2nd most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Gila County as of July 20: 1,073 per 100,000 people (total: 573)
> COVID-19 related deaths in Gila County as of July 20: 16
> Population: 53,400
> Largest place in Gila County: Payson

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Arkansas: Lincoln County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +39 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Lincoln County in 7 days ending July 20: 45 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Lincoln County in 7 days ending July 13: 6 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Arkansas in 7 days ending July 20: 23 per 100,000 (12th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County as of July 20: 8,185 per 100,000 people (total: 1,121)
> COVID-19 related deaths in Lincoln County as of July 20: 11
> Population: 13,695
> Largest place in Lincoln County: Star City

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California: Kern County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +13 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Kern County in 7 days ending July 20: 29 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Kern County in 7 days ending July 13: 17 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending July 20: 22 per 100,000 (13th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kern County as of July 20: 1,143 per 100,000 people (total: 10,094)
> COVID-19 related deaths in Kern County as of July 20: 105
> Population: 883,053
> Largest place in Kern County: Bakersfield