Check these maps to see where COVID-19 cases are growing and falling in Texas

National Geographic has launched new maps online that can help you keep track of COVID-19 cases not just across Texas, but right down to each county in the state.

You can hover over any county in the U.S. and find out how many new cases there have been in the past week and if it's up or down from the previous week.

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The darker the color is, the more cases there are.

You can also check death rates state by state and county by county.

Where Texas ranks among the rest of the country is based on population.

"The state of Texas is doing well at a 3% growth rate, and those who are testing positive. Harris County is even better than a 2% growth rate of those testing positive. Things are going well, in your region, candidly, as well as the rest of state," Gov. Greg Abbott told ABC13.

You can view the National Geographic maps by visiting this link. When you visit the site, you may be prompted with a free sign up page.

As you scroll through the maps, note you can also take a look at trends over the past seven days.

For example, Texas, as of this writing, has 40,037 cases. The state is reporting 7,738 new cases in the past week, up from 7,090 cases from the previous week.

Keep in mind, these numbers will obviously change on a week-to-week basis.

To get an idea of what these maps look like, check out the images below.

Example of the deaths per capita map.


Example of the weekly change in deaths map.


Example of the weekly change in cases map.


Example of the cases per capita map.



Doctors continue to urge testing in the Lone Star State as it falls short of meeting the goals when it comes to how many tests are conducted daily.

As of Friday, Texas was conducting 15,697 tests per one million residents, according to a 13 Investigates analysis of data from the COVID Tracking Project. That puts the state in 46th place nationwide when compared to testing per capita in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Texas was ranked 48th last week, and dead last the week before that.

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