Special Report

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

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Hawaii: Maui County
> Avg. new daily cases in Maui County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 14.9 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Maui County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 4,152 (2,512.1 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Maui County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 47 (28.4 per 100,000)
> Population: 165,281
> Largest place in Maui County: Kahului

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

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Idaho: Elmore County
> Avg. new daily cases in Elmore County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 30.4 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Elmore County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 1,904 (7,203.1 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Elmore County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 14 (53.0 per 100,000)
> Population: 26,433
> Largest place in Elmore County: Mountain Home

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

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Illinois: Peoria County
> Avg. new daily cases in Peoria County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 84.4 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Peoria County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 21,319 (11,557.3 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Peoria County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 283 (153.4 per 100,000)
> Population: 184,463
> Largest place in Peoria County: Peoria

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

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Indiana: LaPorte County
> Avg. new daily cases in LaPorte County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 48.1 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in LaPorte County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 11,162 (10,096.6 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in LaPorte County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 204 (184.5 per 100,000)
> Population: 110,552
> Largest place in LaPorte County: Michigan City

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

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Iowa: Osceola County
> Avg. new daily cases in Osceola County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 47.1 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Osceola County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 763 (12,477.5 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Osceola County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 16 (261.7 per 100,000)
> Population: 6,115
> Largest place in Osceola County: Sibley

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