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

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Alabama: Huntsville
Avg. new daily cases in Huntsville in week ending May 24: 16.2 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Huntsville in week ending May 17: 10.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Huntsville as of May 24: 116,015 (25,386.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Huntsville: 11.4% (April 2020)
Huntsville population: 457,003 (335.7 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Alaska: Anchorage
Avg. new daily cases in Anchorage in week ending May 24: 29.3 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Anchorage in week ending May 17: 28.0 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Anchorage as of May 24: 142,057 (35,612.2 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Anchorage: 14.8% (April 2020)
Anchorage population: 398,900 (15.2 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Arizona: Flagstaff
Avg. new daily cases in Flagstaff in week ending May 24: 17.0 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Flagstaff in week ending May 17: 16.3 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Flagstaff as of May 24: 44,263 (31,331.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Flagstaff: 17.9% (April 2020)
Flagstaff population: 141,274 (7.6 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Arkansas: Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
Avg. new daily cases in Little Rock in week ending May 24: 11.8 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Little Rock in week ending May 17: 8.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Little Rock as of May 24: 198,028 (26,868.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Little Rock: 11.2% (April 2020)
Little Rock population: 737,015 (180.4 people per sq. mi.)

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

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California: Santa Cruz-Watsonville
Avg. new daily cases in Santa Cruz in week ending May 24: 51.8 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Santa Cruz in week ending May 17: 42.3 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Santa Cruz as of May 24: 53,668 (19,589.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Santa Cruz: 16.4% (April 2020)
Santa Cruz population: 273,962 (615.4 people per sq. mi.)

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

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