Special Report

Places in Every State Where COVID 19 Is Growing the Fastest Right Now

Alabama: Pickens County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +26.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Pickens County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 48.6 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Pickens County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 22.4 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Alabama in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 21 per 100,000 (22nd most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pickens County as of Oct. 20: 3,966 per 100,000 people (total: 805)
> Population: 20,298
> Largest place in Pickens County: Aliceville

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Alaska: Bethel Census Area
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +16.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Bethel Census Area in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 53.5 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Bethel Census Area in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 37.4 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Alaska in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 26 per 100,000 (14th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bethel Census Area as of Oct. 20: 1,524 per 100,000 people (total: 275)
> Population: 18,040
> Largest place in Bethel Census Area: Bethel

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Arizona: Gila County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +28.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Gila County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 51.4 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Gila County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 23.4 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Arizona in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 11 per 100,000 (15th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Gila County as of Oct. 20: 3,318 per 100,000 people (total: 1,772)
> Population: 53,400
> Largest place in Gila County: Payson

Arkansas: Lawrence County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +43.0 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Lawrence County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 128.7 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Lawrence County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 85.7 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Arkansas in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 30 per 100,000 (11th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lawrence County as of Oct. 20: 4,907 per 100,000 people (total: 818)
> Population: 16,669
> Largest place in Lawrence County: Walnut Ridge

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California: Fresno County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +3.6 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Fresno County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 8.8 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Fresno County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 5.2 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in California in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 8 per 100,000 (6th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Fresno County as of Oct. 20: 3,083 per 100,000 people (total: 30,152)
> Population: 978,130
> Largest place in Fresno County: Fresno