Special Report

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

Kansas: Morris County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +61 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Morris County in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 103 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Morris County in 7 days ending Nov. 30: 42 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Kansas in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 75 per 100,000 (15th most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Morris County as of Dec. 7: 4,060 per 100,000 people (total: 226)
> Population: 5,566
> Largest place in Morris County: Council Grove

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Kentucky: Hart County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +88 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Hart County in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 141 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Hart County in 7 days ending Nov. 30: 53 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Kentucky in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 71 per 100,000 (21st most)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hart County as of Dec. 7: 5,363 per 100,000 people (total: 999)
> Population: 18,627
> Largest place in Hart County: Horse Cave

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Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +48 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Plaquemines Parish in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 89 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Plaquemines Parish in 7 days ending Nov. 30: 42 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Louisiana in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 52 per 100,000 (17th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Plaquemines Parish as of Dec. 7: 5,669 per 100,000 people (total: 1,325)
> Population: 23,373
> Largest place in Plaquemines Parish: Belle Chasse CDP

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Maine: Oxford County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +11 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Oxford County in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 25 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Oxford County in 7 days ending Nov. 30: 13 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Maine in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 17 per 100,000 (2nd fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oxford County as of Dec. 7: 853 per 100,000 people (total: 489)
> Population: 57,325
> Largest place in Oxford County: Rumford CDP

Maryland: Somerset County
> Change in daily avg. new COVID-19 cases, week over week: +60 per 100,000 people
> Avg. new daily cases in Somerset County in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 161 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Somerset County in 7 days ending Nov. 30: 101 per 100,000
> Avg. new daily cases in Maryland in 7 days ending Dec. 7: 40 per 100,000 (9th fewest)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Somerset County as of Dec. 7: 4,596 per 100,000 people (total: 1,183)
> Population: 25,737
> Largest place in Somerset County: Princess Anne