Special Report

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

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Massachusetts: Barnstable County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +8 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Barnstable County in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 26 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Barnstable County in 7 days ending Nov. 22: 17 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Massachusetts in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 37 per 100,000 (16th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Barnstable County as of Nov. 29: 1,413 per 100,000 people (total: 3,020)
> Population: 213,690
> Largest place in Barnstable County: Barnstable Town

Michigan: Benzie County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +31 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Benzie County in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 78 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Benzie County in 7 days ending Nov. 22: 47 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Michigan in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 70 per 100,000 (21st most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Benzie County as of Nov. 29: 2,273 per 100,000 people (total: 399)
> Population: 17,552
> Largest place in Benzie County: Frankfort

Minnesota: Cottonwood County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +65 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Cottonwood County in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 247 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Cottonwood County in 7 days ending Nov. 22: 182 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Minnesota in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 106 per 100,000 (4th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cottonwood County as of Nov. 29: 7,615 per 100,000 people (total: 866)
> Population: 11,372
> Largest place in Cottonwood County: Windom

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Mississippi: Covington County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +24 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Covington County in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 58 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Covington County in 7 days ending Nov. 22: 33 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Mississippi in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 40 per 100,000 (17th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Covington County as of Nov. 29: 6,527 per 100,000 people (total: 1,246)
> Population: 19,091
> Largest place in Covington County: Collins

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Missouri: Madison County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +20 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Madison County in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 127 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Madison County in 7 days ending Nov. 22: 107 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Missouri in 7 days ending Nov. 29: 66 per 100,000 (22nd most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Madison County as of Nov. 29: 7,268 per 100,000 people (total: 887)
> Population: 12,205
> Largest place in Madison County: Fredericktown