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This Is the City in Every State Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

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Kansas: Lawrence
Avg. new daily cases in Lawrence in week ending March 29: 5.1 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Lawrence in week ending March 22: 5.2 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Lawrence as of March 29: 25,330 (21,057.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Lawrence: 12.1% (April 2020)
Lawrence population: 120,290 (263.9 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Kansas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

Kentucky: Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
Avg. new daily cases in Louisville/Jefferson County in week ending March 29: 24.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Louisville/Jefferson County in week ending March 22: 18.2 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Louisville/Jefferson County as of March 29: 353,495 (28,120.1 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Louisville/Jefferson County: 17.4% (April 2020)
Louisville/Jefferson County population: 1,257,088 (388.4 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Kentucky where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Louisiana: New Orleans-Metairie
Avg. new daily cases in New Orleans in week ending March 29: 3.3 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in New Orleans in week ending March 22: 5.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in New Orleans as of March 29: 305,476 (24,095.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in New Orleans: 20.0% (April 2020)
New Orleans population: 1,267,777 (396.0 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the parishes in Louisiana where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Maine: Bangor
Avg. new daily cases in Bangor in week ending March 29: 10.8 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Bangor in week ending March 22: 19.2 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Bangor as of March 29: 27,200 (17,921.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Bangor: 9.6% (April 2020)
Bangor population: 151,774 (44.7 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Maine where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Maryland: Salisbury, MD-DE
Avg. new daily cases in Salisbury in week ending March 29: 5.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Salisbury in week ending March 22: 10.2 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Salisbury as of March 29: 94,863 (23,456.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Salisbury: 16.0% (April 2020)
Salisbury population: 404,417 (192.7 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Maryland where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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