Special Report

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

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Oklahoma: Lawton
Avg. new daily cases in Lawton in week ending April 26: 7.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Lawton in week ending April 19: 6.8 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Lawton as of April 26: 34,574 (27,091.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Lawton: 19.5% (April 2020)
Lawton population: 127,620 (75.0 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Oregon: Corvallis
Avg. new daily cases in Corvallis in week ending April 26: 26.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Corvallis in week ending April 19: 20.0 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Corvallis as of April 26: 15,530 (17,045.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Corvallis: 10.6% (April 2020)
Corvallis population: 91,107 (134.8 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Pennsylvania: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
Avg. new daily cases in Philadelphia in week ending April 26: 14.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Philadelphia in week ending April 19: 9.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia as of April 26: 1,274,625 (20,967.2 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Philadelphia: 15.3% (April 2020)
Philadelphia population: 6,079,130 (1,320.9 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Rhode Island: Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
Avg. new daily cases in Providence in week ending April 26: 26.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Providence in week ending April 19: 21.3 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Providence as of April 26: 491,229 (30,355.2 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Providence: 18.5% (April 2020)
Providence population: 1,618,268 (1,019.8 people per sq. mi.)

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

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South Carolina: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
Avg. new daily cases in Myrtle Beach in week ending April 26: 6.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Myrtle Beach in week ending April 19: 4.8 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Myrtle Beach as of April 26: 126,486 (27,260.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Myrtle Beach: 22.0% (April 2020)
Myrtle Beach population: 463,987 (234.2 people per sq. mi.)

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

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