Special Report

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

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1. Alabama
> Federal funding: $431,713 per confirmed COVID-19 case (19th lowest)
> Total federal funding: $1.90 billion (24th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 4,404 cases (22nd highest), 137 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 89.8 cases per 100,000 residents (23rd highest)
> Total population: 4.90 million (24th largest)

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2. Alaska
> Federal funding: $4.17 million per confirmed COVID-19 case (2nd highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.25 billion (tied — the lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 300 cases (2nd lowest), 9 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 41.0 cases per 100,000 residents (4th lowest)
> Total population: 731,545 (3rd smallest)

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3. Arizona
> Federal funding: $666,604 per confirmed COVID-19 case (21st highest)
> Total federal funding: $2.82 billion (14th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 4,234 cases (23rd highest), 150 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 58.2 cases per 100,000 residents (15th lowest)
> Total population: 7.28 million (14th largest)

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4. Arkansas
> Federal funding: $771,605 per confirmed COVID-19 case (17th highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.25 billion (tied — the lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 1,620 cases (15th lowest), 37 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 53.7 cases per 100,000 residents (10th lowest)
> Total population: 3.02 million (18th smallest)

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5. California
> Federal funding: $544,157 per confirmed COVID-19 case (25th lowest)
> Total federal funding: $15.32 billion (the highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 28,156 cases (5th highest), 973 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 71.3 cases per 100,000 residents (20th lowest)
> Total population: 39.51 million (the largest)

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