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 August 26 in Boston: 488,475 (10,108.4 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Massachusetts: 748,753 (10,863.3 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: Saginaw
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Saginaw: 22,417 (11,686.4 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Michigan: 1,047,265 (10,486.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Saginaw: 25.9% (April 2020)
Saginaw population: 191,821 (239.7 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 August 26 in St. Cloud: 29,595 (14,903.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Minnesota: 639,059 (11,331.6 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 August 26 in Hattiesburg: 25,969 (15,441.5 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Mississippi: 420,174 (14,118.0 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 August 26 in Joplin: 27,891 (15,660.3 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Missouri: 744,504 (12,130.6 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).