Special Report

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

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New Mexico: Farmington
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Farmington: 16,792 (13,272.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in New Mexico: 226,868 (10,819.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Farmington: 14.5% (July 2020)
Farmington population: 126,515 (22.9 per sq. mi.)

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

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New York: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in New York: 2,453,459 (12,716.0 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in New York: 2,245,073 (11,540.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in New York: 17.2% (June 2020)
New York population: 19,294,236 (2,885.4 per sq. mi.)

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

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North Carolina: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Hickory: 49,654 (13,541.6 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in North Carolina: 1,166,441 (11,121.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Hickory: 18.2% (April 2020)
Hickory population: 366,678 (223.9 per sq. mi.)

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

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North Dakota: Bismarck
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Bismarck: 22,530 (17,670.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in North Dakota: 115,312 (15,131.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Bismarck: 9.5% (April 2020)
Bismarck population: 127,503 (29.8 per sq. mi.)

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

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Ohio: Lima
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Lima: 12,579 (12,191.9 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Ohio: 1,187,878 (10,162.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Lima: 20.4% (April 2020)
Lima population: 103,175 (256.3 per sq. mi.)

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