Special Report

Cities Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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12. Columbia, MO
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +14.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 38.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 23.3 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 1,453 per 100,000 people (total: 2,968)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 7
> Population: 180,005
> Avg. new daily cases in Missouri in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 19 per 100,000 (10th most)

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11. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +16.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 52.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 36.5 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 3,227 per 100,000 people (total: 27,408)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 1,129
> Population: 865,939
> Avg. new daily cases in Texas in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 17 per 100,000 (14th most)

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10. Macon-Bibb County, GA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +16.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 62.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 45.0 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 2,946 per 100,000 people (total: 6,767)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 177
> Population: 226,680
> Avg. new daily cases in Georgia in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 21 per 100,000 (7th most)

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9. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +17.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 25.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 8.1 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 642 per 100,000 people (total: 1,070)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 7
> Population: 181,926
> Avg. new daily cases in Virginia in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 11 per 100,000 (22nd fewest)

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8. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases week over week: +18.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 37.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in 7 days ending Aug. 24: 19.2 per 100,000 people
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 31: 1,734 per 100,000 people (total: 5,562)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of Aug. 31: 109
> Population: 322,424
> Avg. new daily cases in Indiana in 7 days ending Aug. 31: 15 per 100,000 (20th most)

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