Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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22. Lawton, OK
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +9.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 24.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 14.9 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 996 per 100,000 people (total: 1,280)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 13
> Population: 125,696
> Avg. new daily cases in Oklahoma in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 18 per 100,000 (11th most)

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21. Harrisonburg, VA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +9.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 15.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 6.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 1,810 per 100,000 people (total: 2,404)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 53
> Population: 135,277
> Avg. new daily cases in Virginia in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 11 per 100,000 (22nd fewest)

20. Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +9.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 15.5 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 6.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 943 per 100,000 people (total: 797)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 40
> Population: 83,696
> Avg. new daily cases in Pennsylvania in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 5 per 100,000 (8th fewest)

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19. Great Falls, MT
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +9.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 13.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 3.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 347 per 100,000 people (total: 284)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 5
> Population: 81,643
> Avg. new daily cases in Montana in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 12 per 100,000 (23rd fewest)

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18. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +10.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 53.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 42.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 4,944 per 100,000 people (total: 20,853)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 757
> Population: 423,908
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 17 per 100,000 (14th most)

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