Special Report

Counties With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

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35. Hall County, Nebraska
> COVID-19 cases in Hall County as of May 19, 2020: 2,336.0 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 1,433)
> COVID-19 cases in Nebraska as of May 19, 2020: 562.2 per 100,000 residents — 10th most (total cases: 10,846)
> COVID-19 deaths in Hall County as of May 19, 2020: 63.6 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 39)
> COVID-19 deaths in Nebraska as of May 19, 2020: 6.8 per 100,000 residents — 17th fewest (total deaths: 132)
> Hall County population: 61,343 (3.2% of Nebraska population)
> Largest place in county: Grand Island

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34. Liberty County, Florida
> COVID-19 cases in Liberty County as of May 19, 2020: 2,379.0 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 199)
> COVID-19 cases in Florida as of May 19, 2020: 220.4 per 100,000 residents — 19th fewest (total cases: 46,944)
> COVID-19 deaths in Liberty County as of May 19, 2020: 0.0 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 0)
> COVID-19 deaths in Florida as of May 19, 2020: 9.6 per 100,000 residents — 25th fewest (total deaths: 2,052)
> Liberty County population: 8,365 (0.0% of Florida population)
> Largest place in county: Bristol

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33. Randolph County, Georgia
> COVID-19 cases in Randolph County as of May 19, 2020: 2,384.6 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 169)
> 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 Randolph County as of May 19, 2020: 296.3 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 21)
> COVID-19 deaths in Georgia as of May 19, 2020: 16.0 per 100,000 residents — 15th most (total deaths: 1,680)
> Randolph County population: 7,087 (0.1% of Georgia population)
> Largest place in county: Cuthbert

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32. Buckingham County, Virginia
> COVID-19 cases in Buckingham County as of May 19, 2020: 2,464.1 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 419)
> COVID-19 cases in Virginia as of May 19, 2020: 358.5 per 100,000 residents — 19th most (total cases: 30,539)
> COVID-19 deaths in Buckingham County as of May 19, 2020: 11.8 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 2)
> COVID-19 deaths in Virginia as of May 19, 2020: 11.8 per 100,000 residents — 22nd most (total deaths: 1,007)
> Buckingham County population: 17,004 (0.2% of Virginia population)
> Largest place in county: Dillwyn

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31. Suffolk County, New York
> COVID-19 cases in Suffolk County as of May 19, 2020: 2,569.0 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 38,224)
> 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 Suffolk County as of May 19, 2020: 117.9 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 1,754)
> COVID-19 deaths in New York as of May 19, 2020: 116.3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total deaths: 22,729)
> Suffolk County population: 1,487,901 (7.6% of New York population)
> Largest place in county: Brentwood CDP

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