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

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Massachusetts: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Avg. new daily cases in Boston in week ending March 29: 11.4 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Boston in week ending March 22: 9.4 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Boston as of March 29: 1,076,501 (22,277.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Boston: 16.9% (June 2020)
Boston population: 4,832,346 (1,385.7 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Michigan: Ann Arbor
Avg. new daily cases in Ann Arbor in week ending March 29: 14.6 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Ann Arbor in week ending March 22: 10.8 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Ann Arbor as of March 29: 74,218 (20,222.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Ann Arbor: 15.5% (April 2020)
Ann Arbor population: 367,000 (519.9 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Minnesota: Rochester
Avg. new daily cases in Rochester in week ending March 29: 15.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Rochester in week ending March 22: 23.4 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Rochester as of March 29: 56,557 (25,947.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Rochester: 9.7% (May 2020)
Rochester population: 217,964 (88.0 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Mississippi: Gulfport-Biloxi
Avg. new daily cases in Gulfport in week ending March 29: 3.2 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Gulfport in week ending March 22: 4.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Gulfport as of March 29: 107,874 (26,175.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Gulfport: 22.3% (April 2020)
Gulfport population: 412,115 (186.0 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Missouri: St. Joseph, MO-KS
Avg. new daily cases in St. Joseph in week ending March 29: 9.4 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in St. Joseph in week ending March 22: 25.9 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in St. Joseph as of March 29: 32,102 (25,442.8 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in St. Joseph: 7.5% (April 2020)
St. Joseph population: 126,173 (76.2 people per sq. mi.)

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

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