Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

26. Vallejo, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 17.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 11.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,021 per 100,000 people (total: 4,479)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 41
> Population: 446,610
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)

25. Longview, TX
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 18.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 11.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,071 per 100,000 people (total: 3,048)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 76
> Population: 219,417
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 24 per 100,000 (7th most)

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24. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 17.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 10.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,001 per 100,000 people (total: 46,801)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 655
> Population: 4,729,484
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)

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23. The Villages, FL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +6.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 25.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 18.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,288 per 100,000 people (total: 1,558)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 44
> Population: 128,754
> Avg. new daily cases in Florida in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 30 per 100,000 (2nd most)

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22. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +7.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 15.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 8.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 918 per 100,000 people (total: 892)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 7
> Population: 93,647
> Avg. new daily cases in Missouri in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 19 per 100,000 (12th most)