Special Report

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

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Alabama: Gadsden
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Gadsden: 16,483 (16,042.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Alabama: 665,653 (13,575.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Gadsden: 19.2% (April 2020)
Gadsden population: 102,748 (192.1 per sq. mi.)

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

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Alaska: Anchorage
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Anchorage: 49,946 (12,520.9 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Alaska: 81,097 (11,085.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Anchorage: 14.8% (April 2020)
Anchorage population: 398,900 (15.2 per sq. mi.)

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

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Arizona: Yuma
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Yuma: 38,708 (18,479.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Arizona: 991,309 (13,619.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Yuma: 25.0% (April 2020)
Yuma population: 209,468 (38.0 per sq. mi.)

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

Arkansas: Pine Bluff
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Pine Bluff: 16,171 (17,796.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Arkansas: 438,465 (14,529.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Pine Bluff: 10.7% (April 2020)
Pine Bluff population: 90,865 (44.8 per sq. mi.)

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

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California: Hanford-Corcoran
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in Hanford: 25,705 (17,058.1 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of August 26 in California: 4,311,959 (10,913.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Hanford: 16.6% (April 2020)
Hanford population: 150,691 (108.5 per sq. mi.)

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