Special Report

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

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New Mexico: Santa Fe
Avg. new daily cases in Santa Fe in week ending May 24: 37.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Santa Fe in week ending May 17: 23.4 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Santa Fe as of May 24: 29,655 (19,863.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Santa Fe: 13.2% (July 2020)
Santa Fe population: 149,293 (78.2 people per sq. mi.)

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

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New York: Glens Falls
Avg. new daily cases in Glens Falls in week ending May 24: 63.7 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Glens Falls in week ending May 17: 62.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Glens Falls as of May 24: 28,363 (22,529.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Glens Falls: 15.8% (April 2020)
Glens Falls population: 125,892 (74.1 people per sq. mi.)

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

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North Carolina: Raleigh-Cary
Avg. new daily cases in Raleigh in week ending May 24: 59.2 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Raleigh in week ending May 17: 41.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Raleigh as of May 24: 387,520 (29,086.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Raleigh: 11.7% (May 2020)
Raleigh population: 1,332,311 (629.0 people per sq. mi.)

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

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North Dakota: Fargo, ND-MN
Avg. new daily cases in Fargo in week ending May 24: 24.3 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Fargo in week ending May 17: 23.5 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Fargo as of May 24: 80,540 (33,499.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Fargo: 7.7% (April 2020)
Fargo population: 240,421 (85.5 people per sq. mi.)

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

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Ohio: Akron
Avg. new daily cases in Akron in week ending May 24: 29.5 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Akron in week ending May 17: 22.1 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Akron as of May 24: 151,712 (21,554.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Akron: 16.2% (April 2020)
Akron population: 703,845 (781.9 people per sq. mi.)

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

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