Special Report

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

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Kansas: Wichita
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Wichita: 109,312 (17,141.9 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Kansas: 474,479 (16,286.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Wichita: 18.2% (April 2020)
Wichita population: 637,690 (153.7 per sq. mi.)

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

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Kentucky: Bowling Green
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Bowling Green: 35,428 (20,302.8 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Kentucky: 794,816 (17,790.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Bowling Green: 18.8% (April 2020)
Bowling Green population: 174,498 (108.1 per sq. mi.)

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

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Louisiana: Monroe
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Monroe: 41,057 (20,179.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Louisiana: 772,789 (16,623.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Monroe: 12.8% (April 2020)
Monroe population: 203,457 (89.1 per sq. mi.)

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

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Maine: Lewiston-Auburn
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Lewiston: 13,318 (12,377.1 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Maine: 123,118 (9,159.1 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Lewiston: 10.3% (July 2020)
Lewiston population: 107,602 (230.0 per sq. mi.)

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

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Maryland: Cumberland, MD-WV
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Cumberland: 15,770 (15,992.0 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Maryland: 592,679 (9,803.3 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Cumberland: 14.0% (April 2020)
Cumberland population: 98,612 (131.1 per sq. mi.)

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