Special Report

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

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Kansas: Bourbon County
> Avg. new daily cases in Bourbon County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 18.5 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bourbon County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 1,388 (9,440.9 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Bourbon County as of Apr. 21, 2021: N/A (N/A per 100,000)
> Population: 14,702
> Largest place in Bourbon County: Fort Scott

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

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Kentucky: Bracken County
> Avg. new daily cases in Bracken County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 61.7 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bracken County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 607 (7,308.0 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Bracken County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 7 (84.3 per 100,000)
> Population: 8,306
> Largest place in Bracken County: Augusta

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

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Louisiana: Catahoula Parish
> Avg. new daily cases in Catahoula Parish in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 33.8 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Catahoula Parish as of Apr. 21, 2021: 1,125 (11,371.7 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Catahoula Parish as of Apr. 21, 2021: 38 (384.1 per 100,000)
> Population: 9,893
> Largest place in Catahoula Parish: Jonesville

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

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Maine: Androscoggin County
> Avg. new daily cases in Androscoggin County in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 69.0 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Androscoggin County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 6,588 (6,131.6 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Androscoggin County as of Apr. 21, 2021: 62 (57.7 per 100,000)
> Population: 107,444
> Largest place in Androscoggin County: Lewiston

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

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Maryland: Baltimore city
> Avg. new daily cases in Baltimore city in week ending Apr. 21, 2021: 41.2 per 100,000
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Baltimore city as of Apr. 21, 2021: 49,255 (8,012.9 per 100,000)
> Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Baltimore city as of Apr. 21, 2021: 991 (161.2 per 100,000)
> Population: 614,700
> Largest place in Baltimore city: Baltimore

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