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

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Oklahoma: Oklahoma City
Avg. new daily cases in Oklahoma City in week ending May 24: 10.3 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Oklahoma City in week ending May 17: 6.6 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma City as of May 24: 364,956 (26,391.8 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Oklahoma City: 15.2% (April 2020)
Oklahoma City population: 1,382,841 (250.9 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: Bend
Avg. new daily cases in Bend in week ending May 24: 54.8 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Bend in week ending May 17: 42.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Bend as of May 24: 48,685 (26,139.5 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Bend: 18.3% (April 2020)
Bend population: 186,251 (61.7 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: Scranton–Wilkes-Barre
Avg. new daily cases in Scranton in week ending May 24: 42.4 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Scranton in week ending May 17: 28.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Scranton as of May 24: 127,499 (22,946.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Scranton: 18.4% (April 2020)
Scranton population: 555,642 (318.1 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 May 24: 53.7 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Providence in week ending May 17: 46.5 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Providence as of May 24: 510,928 (31,572.5 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 May 24: 31.4 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Myrtle Beach in week ending May 17: 19.9 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Myrtle Beach as of May 24: 129,072 (27,818.0 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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