Special Report

Counties With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

25. McKinley County, New Mexico
> COVID-19 cases in McKinley County as of May 19, 2020: 2,727.6 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 1,987)
> COVID-19 cases in New Mexico as of May 19, 2020: 295.5 per 100,000 residents — 21st most (total cases: 6,192)
> COVID-19 deaths in McKinley County as of May 19, 2020: 108.4 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 79)
> COVID-19 deaths in New Mexico as of May 19, 2020: 13.2 per 100,000 residents — 20th most (total deaths: 276)
> McKinley County population: 72,849 (3.5% of New Mexico population)
> Largest place in county: Gallup

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24. Richmond County, New York
> COVID-19 cases in Richmond County as of May 19, 2020: 2,751.9 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 13,047)
> 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 Richmond County as of May 19, 2020: 146.4 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 694)
> COVID-19 deaths in New York as of May 19, 2020: 116.3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total deaths: 22,729)
> Richmond County population: 474,101 (2.4% of New York population)
> Largest place in county: New York

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23. Louisa County, Iowa
> COVID-19 cases in Louisa County as of May 19, 2020: 2,806.7 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 315)
> 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 Louisa County as of May 19, 2020: 35.6 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 4)
> COVID-19 deaths in Iowa as of May 19, 2020: 11.6 per 100,000 residents — 23rd most (total deaths: 367)
> Louisa County population: 11,223 (0.4% of Iowa population)
> Largest place in county: Columbus Junction

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22. Nassau County, New York
> COVID-19 cases in Nassau County as of May 19, 2020: 2,891.5 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 39,225)
> 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 Nassau County as of May 19, 2020: 151.3 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 2,053)
> COVID-19 deaths in New York as of May 19, 2020: 116.3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total deaths: 22,729)
> Nassau County population: 1,356,564 (6.9% of New York population)
> Largest place in county: Hempstead

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21. Richmond County, Virginia
> COVID-19 cases in Richmond County as of May 19, 2020: 2,984.9 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 265)
> 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 Richmond County as of May 19, 2020: 45.1 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 4)
> COVID-19 deaths in Virginia as of May 19, 2020: 11.8 per 100,000 residents — 22nd most (total deaths: 1,007)
> Richmond County population: 8,878 (0.1% of Virginia population)
> Largest place in county: Warsaw

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