Special Report

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

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Kansas: Norton County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +73.3 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Norton County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 285.3 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Norton County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 212.0 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Kansas in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 25 per 100,000 (18th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Norton County as of Oct. 20: 6,125 per 100,000 people (total: 336)
> Population: 5,486
> Largest place in Norton County: Norton

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Kentucky: Lee County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +33.9 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Lee County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 36.0 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Lee County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 2.1 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Kentucky in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 23 per 100,000 (21st most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lee County as of Oct. 20: 681 per 100,000 people (total: 46)
> Population: 6,751
> Largest place in Lee County: Beattyville

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Louisiana: Red River Parish
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +18.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Red River Parish in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 30.8 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Red River Parish in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 12.1 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Louisiana in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 11 per 100,000 (14th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Red River Parish as of Oct. 20: 4,676 per 100,000 people (total: 403)
> Population: 8,618
> Largest place in Red River Parish: Coushatta

Maine: Waldo County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +8.1 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Waldo County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 9.0 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Waldo County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: .9 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Maine in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 2 per 100,000 (2nd fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Waldo County as of Oct. 20: 322 per 100,000 people (total: 127)
> Population: 39,418
> Largest place in Waldo County: Belfast

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Maryland: Dorchester County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +9.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Dorchester County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 19.6 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Dorchester County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 10.2 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Maryland in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 10 per 100,000 (10th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Dorchester County as of Oct. 20: 2,204 per 100,000 people (total: 711)
> Population: 32,261
> Largest place in Dorchester County: Cambridge