These are the counties of Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI metro area where COVID-19 is growing the slowest

2022-03-14

After adding more than 295,000 new cases over the past week, the United States now has more than 78.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 950,000 COVID-19 related deaths – the highest death toll of any country.

New cases continue to rise, but at a slower rate. Over the past week, there have been an average of 15.4 new coronavirus cases per day per 100,000 Americans — a decrease from the previous week, when there were an average of 22.6 new coronavirus cases per day. day for 100,000 people.

While COVID-19 has spread to almost all parts of the country, cities continue to experience major outbreaks. Experts agree the virus is more likely to spread in group settings where large numbers of people have 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 different neighborhoods and a large population may be particularly at risk.

The Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, the metro area includes Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Dakota County, and 12 other counties. Over the past week, there have been an average of 12.5 new coronavirus cases each day per 100,000 Minneapolis residents, according to the national figure. The average daily growth in cases in the metro area in the most recent week is a decrease from the previous week, when there were an average of 25.5 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 the Minneapolis-St. In the Paul-Bloomington metro area, COVID-19 is seeing the slowest growth in Isanti County. There have been an average of 8.0 new cases per day per 100,000 population in Isanti County over the past week, the fewest of the 15 Minneapolis counties for which data is available.

The growth of cases in the Minneapolis metro area varies at the county level. In St. Croix County, for example, there have been an average of 19.8 new cases per day per 100,000 population over the past week – the most of any county in Minneapolis and more than the growth rate. cases in Isanti County.

Although Isanti County has the slowest case growth in the Minneapolis area, it does not have the lowest incidence of cases overall. As of March 10, there were a total of 25,422.3 confirmed cases per 100,000 people in Isanti County, the fourth smallest of the 15 counties in the metro area. For comparison, the United States has so far reported 24,221.8 cases per 100,000 Americans nationwide.

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