Special Report

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

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Massachusetts: Worcester, MA-CT
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Worcester: 121,806 (12,939.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Massachusetts: 935,844 (13,577.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Worcester: 15.9% (June 2020)
Worcester population: 941,338 (465.2 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 December 7 in Grand Rapids: 184,784 (17,393.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Michigan: 1,517,325 (15,193.2 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 December 7 in St. Cloud: 43,195 (21,751.8 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Minnesota: 926,931 (16,436.0 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 December 7 in Hattiesburg: 31,020 (18,444.9 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Mississippi: 515,504 (17,321.2 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: Jefferson City
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Jefferson City: 27,260 (18,020.4 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of December 7 in Missouri: 922,489 (15,030.5 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Jefferson City: 7.1% (April 2020)
Jefferson City population: 151,273 (67.3 per sq. mi.)

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