County-Level 14-Day COVID-19 Case Trajectories

Date
08/2021
Description

This data brief is updated weekly. It was originally published in May 2020.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has specified that a key gating indicator for relaxing community-level COVID-19 mitigation measures is a downward trajectory of documented cases during a 14-day period. This data brief uses data from USAFacts to look at the number of new confirmed cases in metropolitan, nonmetropolitan, and noncore counties.

Center
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Authors
Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller