Special Report

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

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36. Michigan
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,193 per 100,000 people (918,880 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 185 per 100,000 people (18,446 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 51.5 per 100,000 people (total: 5,144)
> Population: 9,995,915

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

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35. North Carolina
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,271 per 100,000 people (962,623 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 121 per 100,000 people (12,560 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 18.2 per 100,000 people (total: 1,894)
> Population: 10,383,620

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

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34. New Mexico
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,394 per 100,000 people (196,844 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 192 per 100,000 people (4,027 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 9.3 per 100,000 people (total: 195)
> Population: 2,095,428

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

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33. Connecticut
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,431 per 100,000 people (336,933 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 226 per 100,000 people (8,066 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 22.1 per 100,000 people (total: 790)
> Population: 3,572,665

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

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32. Massachusetts
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,433 per 100,000 people (651,107 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 252 per 100,000 people (17,419 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 17.6 per 100,000 people (total: 1,215)
> Population: 6,902,149

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