Special Report

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

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31. Missouri
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,508 per 100,000 people (582,483 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 143 per 100,000 people (8,732 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 10.4 per 100,000 people (total: 635)
> Population: 6,126,452

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

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30. Louisiana
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,795 per 100,000 people (456,432 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 222 per 100,000 people (10,342 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 9.4 per 100,000 people (total: 440)
> Population: 4,659,978

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

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29. Kentucky
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,873 per 100,000 people (441,166 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 145 per 100,000 people (6,459 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 11.6 per 100,000 people (total: 518)
> Population: 4,468,402

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

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28. Texas
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 9,986 per 100,000 people (2,866,263 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 171 per 100,000 people (48,973 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 11.7 per 100,000 people (total: 3,357)
> Population: 28,701,845

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

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27. Wyoming
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 10,008 per 100,000 people (57,818 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 122 per 100,000 people (705 total deaths)
> Avg. new daily cases in the last week: 10.9 per 100,000 people (total: 63)
> Population: 577,737

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