Special Report

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

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Nebraska: Pierce County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +44.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Pierce County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 59.3 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Pierce County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 14.5 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Nebraska in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 40 per 100,000 (5th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pierce County as of Oct. 20: 2,222 per 100,000 people (total: 159)
> Population: 7,157
> Largest place in Pierce County: Pierce

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Nevada: Lincoln County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +27.2 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Lincoln County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 41.8 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Lincoln County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 14.6 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Nevada in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 20 per 100,000 (24th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County as of Oct. 20: 696 per 100,000 people (total: 36)
> Population: 5,174
> Largest place in Lincoln County: Caliente

New Hampshire: Merrimack County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +2.4 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Merrimack County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 7.9 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Merrimack County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 5.5 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in New Hampshire in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 6 per 100,000 (3rd fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Merrimack County as of Oct. 20: 527 per 100,000 people (total: 788)
> Population: 149,452
> Largest place in Merrimack County: Concord

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New Jersey: Essex County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +4.7 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Essex County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 12.3 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Essex County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 7.6 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in New Jersey in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 10 per 100,000 (11th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Essex County as of Oct. 20: 2,865 per 100,000 people (total: 22,735)
> Population: 793,555
> Largest place in Essex County: Newark

New Mexico: Luna County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +28.8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Luna County in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 56.1 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Luna County in 7 days ending Oct. 13: 27.3 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in New Mexico in 7 days ending Oct. 20: 25 per 100,000 (20th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Luna County as of Oct. 20: 2,671 per 100,000 people (total: 648)
> Population: 24,264
> Largest place in Luna County: Deming