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Counties With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

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20. Bronx County, New York
> COVID-19 cases in Bronx County as of May 19, 2020: 3,001.5 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 43,158)
> 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 Bronx County as of May 19, 2020: 216.3 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 3,110)
> COVID-19 deaths in New York as of May 19, 2020: 116.3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total deaths: 22,729)
> Bronx County population: 1,437,872 (7.4% of New York population)
> Largest place in county: New York

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19. Saline County, Nebraska
> COVID-19 cases in Saline County as of May 19, 2020: 3,023.5 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 432)
> 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 Saline County as of May 19, 2020: 7.0 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 1)
> COVID-19 deaths in Nebraska as of May 19, 2020: 6.8 per 100,000 residents — 17th fewest (total deaths: 132)
> Saline County population: 14,288 (0.7% of Nebraska population)
> Largest place in county: Crete

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18. Passaic County, New Jersey
> COVID-19 cases in Passaic County as of May 19, 2020: 3,049.6 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 15,371)
> COVID-19 cases in New Jersey as of May 19, 2020: 1,672.7 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total cases: 149,013)
> COVID-19 deaths in Passaic County as of May 19, 2020: 167.0 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 842)
> COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey as of May 19, 2020: 118.8 per 100,000 residents — the most (total deaths: 10,586)
> Passaic County population: 504,041 (5.7% of New Jersey population)
> Largest place in county: Paterson

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17. Westchester County, New York
> COVID-19 cases in Westchester County as of May 19, 2020: 3,336.3 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 32,323)
> 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 Westchester County as of May 19, 2020: 133.7 per 100,000 residents (total deaths: 1,295)
> COVID-19 deaths in New York as of May 19, 2020: 116.3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total deaths: 22,729)
> Westchester County population: 968,815 (5.0% of New York population)
> Largest place in county: Yonkers

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16. Dawson County, Nebraska
> COVID-19 cases in Dawson County as of May 19, 2020: 3,407.0 per 100,000 residents (total cases: 811)
> 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 Dawson County as of May 19, 2020: 29.4 per 100,000 residents (Total deaths: 7)
> COVID-19 deaths in Nebraska as of May 19, 2020: 6.8 per 100,000 residents — 17th fewest (total deaths: 132)
> Dawson County population: 23,804 (1.2% of Nebraska population)
> Largest place in county: Lexington

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