Special Report

COVID-19: This State Is Being Hit Hardest by the Virus

Source: volvob12b / Flickr

41. Alaska
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 8,785 per 100,000 people (64,786 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 46 per 100,000 people (341 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 21.5 per 100,000 people (total: 159)
> Population: 737,438

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

Source: f11photo / Getty Images

40. Colorado
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 8,836 per 100,000 people (503,253 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 110 per 100,000 people (6,255 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 30.6 per 100,000 people (total: 1,741)
> Population: 5,695,564

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

Source: SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images

39. Pennsylvania
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 8,871 per 100,000 people (1,136,057 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 203 per 100,000 people (25,988 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 29.9 per 100,000 people (total: 3,824)
> Population: 12,807,060

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

Source: Sean Pavone / Getty Images

38. Ohio
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,117 per 100,000 people (1,065,702 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 164 per 100,000 people (19,122 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 13.3 per 100,000 people (total: 1,556)
> Population: 11,689,442

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

Source: choness / Getty Images

37. California
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,181 per 100,000 people (3,631,740 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 152 per 100,000 people (60,203 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 4.7 per 100,000 people (total: 1,864)
> Population: 39,557,045

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