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COVID-19: This Is America's Worst Hot Spot

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Alabama: Mobile County
> Avg. new daily cases in Mobile County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 46.6 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mobile County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 39,129 (9,436.4 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Mobile County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 799 (192.7 per 100,000)
> Population: 414,659
> Largest place in Mobile County: Mobile

These are all the counties in Alabama where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Alaska: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
> Avg. new daily cases in Matanuska-Susitna Borough in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 51.2 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Matanuska-Susitna Borough as of Apr. 21, 2021: 11,005 (10,636.5 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Matanuska-Susitna Borough as of Apr. 21, 2021: 40 (38.7 per 100,000)
> Population: 103,464
> Largest place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough: Knik-Fairview

These are all the counties in Alaska where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Arizona: Gila County
> Avg. new daily cases in Gila County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 44.3 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Gila County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 6,861 (12,848.3 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Gila County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 227 (425.1 per 100,000)
> Population: 53,400
> Largest place in Gila County: Payson

These are all the counties in Arizona where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Arkansas: Phillips County
> Avg. new daily cases in Phillips County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 16.7 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Phillips County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 1,780 (9,351.7 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Phillips County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 38 (199.6 per 100,000)
> Population: 19,034
> Largest place in Phillips County: West Helena

These are all the counties in Arkansas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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California: Del Norte County
> Avg. new daily cases in Del Norte County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 16.5 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Del Norte County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 1,288 (4,696.6 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Del Norte County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 7 (25.5 per 100,000)
> Population: 27,424
> Largest place in Del Norte County: Crescent City North

These are all the counties in California where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).