Special Report

How Federal Relief Fails to Match Each State's COVID Outbreak

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31. New Mexico
> Federal funding: $782,718 per confirmed COVID-19 case (15th highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.25 billion (tied — the lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 1,597 cases (13th lowest), 44 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 76.2 cases per 100,000 residents (22nd lowest)
> Total population: 2.10 million (15th smallest)

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32. New York
> Federal funding: $33,936 per confirmed COVID-19 case (the lowest)
> Total federal funding: $7.54 billion (4th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 222,284 cases (the highest), 12,192 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 1,142.6 cases per 100,000 residents (the highest)
> Total population: 19.45 million (4th largest)

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33. North Carolina
> Federal funding: $744,166 per confirmed COVID-19 case (18th highest)
> Total federal funding: $4.07 billion (9th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 5,465 cases (20th highest), 131 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 52.1 cases per 100,000 residents (9th lowest)
> Total population: 10.49 million (9th largest)

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34. North Dakota
> Federal funding: $3.18 million per confirmed COVID-19 case (3rd highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.25 billion (tied — the lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 393 cases (3rd lowest), 9 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 51.6 cases per 100,000 residents (8th lowest)
> Total population: 762,062 (4th smallest)

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35. Ohio
> Federal funding: $538,694 per confirmed COVID-19 case (24th lowest)
> Total federal funding: $4.53 billion (7th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 8,414 cases (17th highest), 389 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 72.0 cases per 100,000 residents (21st lowest)
> Total population: 11.69 million (7th largest)

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