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Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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17. Bloomington, IN
> 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. 31: 17.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 6.7 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 777 per 100,000 people (total: 1,292)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 37
> Population: 167,762
> Avg. new daily cases in Indiana in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 15 per 100,000 (20th most)

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16. Manhattan, KS
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +13.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 19.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 6.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 857 per 100,000 people (total: 1,146)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 0
> Population: 97,980
> Avg. new daily cases in Kansas in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 20 per 100,000 (8th most)

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15. Champaign-Urbana, IL
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +13.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 24.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 11.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 1,125 per 100,000 people (total: 2,541)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 20
> Population: 237,356
> Avg. new daily cases in Illinois in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 15 per 100,000 (19th most)

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14. Muncie, IN
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +13.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 22.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 8.6 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 1,016 per 100,000 people (total: 1,175)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 57
> Population: 114,772
> Avg. new daily cases in Indiana in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 15 per 100,000 (20th most)

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13. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +13.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 33.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 20.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 2,592 per 100,000 people (total: 17,396)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 306
> Population: 655,409
> Avg. new daily cases in Iowa in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 32 per 100,000 (2nd most)

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