Special Report

Counties With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

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50. Scott County, Mississippi
> COVID-19 cases in Scott County as of May 19, 2020: 1,935.6 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 550)
> COVID-19 cases in Mississippi as of May 19, 2020: 391.9 per 100,000 residents — 17th most (total cases: 11,704)
> COVID-19 deaths in Scott County as of May 19, 2020: 35.2 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 10)
> COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi as of May 19, 2020: 18.5 per 100,000 residents — 14th most (total deaths: 554)
> Scott County population: 28,415 (1.0% of Mississippi population)
> Largest place in county: Forest

49. Hancock County, Georgia
> COVID-19 cases in Hancock County as of May 19, 2020: 1,991.8 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 170)
> COVID-19 cases in Georgia as of May 19, 2020: 369.4 per 100,000 residents — 18th most (total cases: 38,858)
> COVID-19 deaths in Hancock County as of May 19, 2020: 70.3 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 6)
> COVID-19 deaths in Georgia as of May 19, 2020: 16.0 per 100,000 residents — 15th most (total deaths: 1,680)
> Hancock County population: 8,535 (0.1% of Georgia population)
> Largest place in county: Sparta

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48. Kings County, New York
> COVID-19 cases in Kings County as of May 19, 2020: 2,018.1 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 52,485)
> COVID-19 cases in New York as of May 19, 2020: 1,798.0 per 100,000 residents — the most (total cases: 351,371)
> COVID-19 deaths in Kings County as of May 19, 2020: 181.1 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 4,711)
> COVID-19 deaths in New York as of May 19, 2020: 116.3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total deaths: 22,729)
> Kings County population: 2,600,747 (13.3% of New York population)
> Largest place in county: New York

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47. Marshall County, Iowa
> COVID-19 cases in Marshall County as of May 19, 2020: 2,028.8 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 817)
> COVID-19 cases in Iowa as of May 19, 2020: 484.6 per 100,000 residents — 13th most (total cases: 15,296)
> COVID-19 deaths in Marshall County as of May 19, 2020: 17.4 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 7)
> COVID-19 deaths in Iowa as of May 19, 2020: 11.6 per 100,000 residents — 23rd most (total deaths: 367)
> Marshall County population: 40,271 (1.3% of Iowa population)
> Largest place in county: Marshalltown

46. Morgan County, Colorado
> COVID-19 cases in Morgan County as of May 19, 2020: 2,031.4 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 574)
> COVID-19 cases in Colorado as of May 19, 2020: 394.7 per 100,000 residents — 16th most (total cases: 22,482)
> COVID-19 deaths in Morgan County as of May 19, 2020: 123.9 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 35)
> COVID-19 deaths in Colorado as of May 19, 2020: 22.1 per 100,000 residents — 13th most (total deaths: 1,257)
> Morgan County population: 28,257 (0.5% of Colorado population)
> Largest place in county: Fort Morgan

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