Special Report

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

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16. Kansas
> Federal funding: $787,154 per confirmed COVID-19 case (14th highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.25 billion (tied — the lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 1,588 cases (12th lowest), 80 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 54.5 cases per 100,000 residents (12th lowest)
> Total population: 2.91 million (16th smallest)

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17. Kentucky
> Federal funding: $713,210 per confirmed COVID-19 case (19th highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.73 billion (25th lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 2,429 cases (21st lowest), 129 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 54.4 cases per 100,000 residents (11th lowest)
> Total population: 4.47 million (25th smallest)

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18. Louisiana
> Federal funding: $80,003 per confirmed COVID-19 case (3rd lowest)
> Total federal funding: $1.80 billion (25th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 22,532 cases (9th highest), 1,156 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 484.7 cases per 100,000 residents (3rd highest)
> Total population: 4.65 million (25th largest)

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19. Maine
> Federal funding: $1.57 million per confirmed COVID-19 case (8th highest)
> Total federal funding: $1.25 billion (tied — the lowest)
> COVID-19 impact: 796 cases (8th lowest), 27 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 59.2 cases per 100,000 residents (16th lowest)
> Total population: 1.34 million (9th smallest)

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20. Maryland
> Federal funding: $202,582 per confirmed COVID-19 case (9th lowest)
> Total federal funding: $2.34 billion (19th highest)
> COVID-19 impact: 11,572 cases (13th highest), 425 deaths
> COVID-19 infection rate: 191.4 cases per 100,000 residents (11th highest)
> Total population: 6.05 million (19th largest)

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