A new COVID-19 Stats highlights an increase in rates of COVID-19 in rural areas and small cities compared to urban areas. Since September, rates have increased in all areas, with the sharpest increases in small cities and rural areas. Taking preventive steps like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet from…


Image may contain: text that says 'VID-19 STATS By September 2020, rates of COVID-19 were higher in smaller cities and rural areas than in urban areas 250 Early in the pandemic, rates of COVID-19 were highest among residents in urban areas 200 Large Cities Medium-sized Cities Small Rural Areas 0 150 100 Rural and Small Cities 50 Beginning in September, rates ofCOVID-19 have sharply increased in all areas 0 Jan eb CDC.GOV Mar Medium-sized and Large Cities Apr May Jun 2020 Jul Aug sep Oct bit.ly/MMWR111920 MMWR'