Special Report

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

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South Dakota: Rapid City
Avg. new daily cases in Rapid City in week ending April 26: 3.4 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Rapid City in week ending April 19: 3.1 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Rapid City as of April 26: 39,745 (28,717.1 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Rapid City: 13.8% (April 2020)
Rapid City population: 138,402 (22.2 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Tennessee: Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA
Avg. new daily cases in Kingsport in week ending April 26: 7.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Kingsport in week ending April 19: 4.8 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Kingsport as of April 26: 86,530 (28,227.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Kingsport: 14.1% (April 2020)
Kingsport population: 306,546 (152.5 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Texas: Wichita Falls
Avg. new daily cases in Wichita Falls in week ending April 26: 65.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Wichita Falls in week ending April 19: 40.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Wichita Falls as of April 26: 33,955 (23,912.1 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Wichita Falls: 11.8% (April 2020)
Wichita Falls population: 141,999 (82.7 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Utah: Ogden-Clearfield
Avg. new daily cases in Ogden in week ending April 26: 35.6 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Ogden in week ending April 19: 9.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Ogden as of April 26: 189,593 (28,601.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Ogden: 9.8% (April 2020)
Ogden population: 662,875 (91.7 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Vermont: Burlington-South Burlington
Avg. new daily cases in Burlington in week ending April 26: 57.4 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Burlington in week ending April 19: 48.0 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Burlington as of April 26: 43,669 (19,959.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Burlington: 14.8% (April 2020)
Burlington population: 218,784 (174.7 people per sq. mi.)

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

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