Monitoring Coronavirus in U.S. Metro Areas

09/01/2020 10:36 AM | Anonymous

Data compiled by The New York Times looks at the Coronavirus pandemic across hundreds of U.S. metro areas.  During the last two weeks of August, the New York City Metro area had a new case percent rate of .2 per 1,000 population. And the following metro areas had the highest percent of new cases per 1,000 population:

  1. Muskogee, OK        9.1 new cases per 1,000 population
  2. Ames, IA                 8.7
  3. Iowa City, IA            7.9
  4. Auburn-Opelike, AL 7.5
  5. Statesboro, GA        6.2

The cumulative case rate since the start of the outbreak for the New York Metro area is 27.6 per 1,000 population.  Metros with the highest cumulative case rates per 1,000 population since the start of the outbreak:

  1. El Centro, CA          59.2 per 1,000 population
  2. Gallup, NM              58.9
  3. Yuma, AZ                57.2
  4. Eagle Pass, TX       55.5
  5. Show Low, AZ         50.5

Click here for the link to the New York Times article

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