Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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16. Ames, IA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +9.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 18.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 9.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,383 per 100,000 people (total: 1,706)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 18
> Population: 98,105
> Avg. new daily cases in Iowa in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 15 per 100,000 (16th most)

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15. Salinas, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +10.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 31.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 21.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,504 per 100,000 people (total: 6,516)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 46
> Population: 435,594
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)

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14. Rome, GA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +11.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 44.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 33.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,883 per 100,000 people (total: 1,823)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 20
> Population: 97,927
> Avg. new daily cases in Georgia in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 31 per 100,000 (the most)

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13. Enid, OK
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +12.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 30.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 18.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 992 per 100,000 people (total: 617)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 8
> Population: 60,913
> Avg. new daily cases in Oklahoma in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 17 per 100,000 (15th most)

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12. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +12.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 8.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 859 per 100,000 people (total: 19,693)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 275
> Population: 2,345,210
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)