These are the counties of Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Metro Minnesota-WI Where COVID-19 Grows Fastest
After adding more than 499,000 new cases in the past week, the United States now has more than 45.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 730,000 deaths linked to COVID-19 – the highest death toll of any country.
New cases continue to increase at a steady rate. Over the past week, there were an average of 23.5 new cases of coronavirus per day per 100,000 Americans – essentially unchanged from the previous week, while there were an average of 27.1 new cases of coronavirus per day per 100,000 people.
As COVID-19 has spread to almost every part of the country, cities continue to be the scene of major epidemics. Experts agree that the virus is more likely to spread in groups where large numbers of people are in close contact with each other on a regular basis, such as colleges, nursing homes, bars and restaurants. Metropolitan areas with a high degree of connectivity between neighborhoods and a large population may be particularly at risk.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, the metropolitan area consists of Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Dakota County, and 12 other counties. Over the past week, there have been an average of 24.2 new cases of coronavirus each day per 100,000 residents of Minneapolis, according to the national figure. The metro area’s average daily case growth in the most recent week is a decrease from the previous week, when there was an average of 41.0 new daily cases per 100,000 Minneapolis residents.
The spread of the coronavirus depends on various factors and can vary even between neighboring counties. In Minneapolis-St. The Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area, COVID-19 is growing the fastest in Mille Lacs County. There have been an average of 76.2 new cases per day per 100,000 population in Thousand Lakes County over the past week, most of Minneapolis’ 15 counties for which data is available.
The growth of cases in the Minneapolis metro area varies widely at the county level. In Ramsey County, for example, there have been an average of 23.6 new cases per day per 100,000 population over the past week – the fewest of all counties in Minneapolis and far more than the growth rate of case in Mille Lacs County.
While Thousand Lakes County is driving the growth of COVID-19 in the Minneapolis area, it does not have the highest incidence of cases overall. As of October 28, there were a total of 16,427.6 confirmed cases per 100,000 population in Mille Lacs County, the second of 15 counties in the metropolitan area. By comparison, the United States has so far reported 13,970.5 cases per 100,000 Americans nationwide.