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Rural COVID-19 Cases Lag Urban Areas but Are Growing Much More Rapidly

Description
Issue brief comparing the numbers of confirmed cases and rates of transmission and of rates of death for COVID-19 patients in U.S.counties. Features statistics with breakdowns by metro counties, nonmetro counties adjacent to metro areas, and nonmetro counties. Explores possible causes for the discrepancies.
Author(s)
S.J. Goetz, Z. Tian, C. Schmidt, D. Meadowcroft
Citation
NERCRD COVID-19 Issues Brief No. 2020-3
Date
04/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
Tagged as
Infectious diseases · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data