Special Report

This Is the City in Every State With the Most COVID-19 Cases

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Massachusetts: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Boston: 465,182 (9,626.4 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Massachusetts: 710,138 (10,303.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Boston: 16.9% (June 2020)
Boston population: 4,832,346 (1,385.7 per sq. mi.)

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

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Michigan: Grand Rapids-Kentwood
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Grand Rapids: 118,804 (11,182.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Michigan: 1,000,375 (10,016.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Grand Rapids: 22.3% (April 2020)
Grand Rapids population: 1,062,392 (395.4 per sq. mi.)

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

Minnesota: St. Cloud
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in St. Cloud: 28,396 (14,299.5 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Minnesota: 605,660 (10,739.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in St. Cloud: 9.4% (May 2020)
St. Cloud population: 198,581 (113.4 per sq. mi.)

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

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Mississippi: Hattiesburg
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Hattiesburg: 18,199 (10,821.3 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Mississippi: 322,186 (10,825.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Hattiesburg: 13.3% (April 2020)
Hattiesburg population: 168,177 (83.1 per sq. mi.)

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

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Missouri: Joplin
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Joplin: 22,416 (12,586.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of July 8 in Missouri: 623,734 (10,162.8 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Joplin: 10.6% (April 2020)
Joplin population: 178,100 (141.0 per sq. mi.)

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