Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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6. Stockton, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +23.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 41.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 18.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 2,088 per 100,000 people (total: 15,288)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 261
> Population: 752,660
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)

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5. Corpus Christi, TX
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +23.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 82.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 59.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 3,464 per 100,000 people (total: 14,811)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 225
> Population: 452,927
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 24 per 100,000 (7th most)

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4. El Centro, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +27.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 45.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 18.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 4,929 per 100,000 people (total: 8,883)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 257
> Population: 181,827
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)

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3. Madera, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +28.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 49.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 21.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 1,944 per 100,000 people (total: 3,013)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 47
> Population: 157,672
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)

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2. Modesto, CA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +41.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 61.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 10: 20.4 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 17: 2,349 per 100,000 people (total: 12,668)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 17: 198
> Population: 549,815
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Aug. 17: 21 per 100,000 (10th most)