Special Report

States With the Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases

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31. Illinois
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 24,525 per 100,000 people (3,124,700 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 297 per 100,000 people (37,872 total deaths)
> Population: 12,741,080

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

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30. Nebraska
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 24,856 per 100,000 people (479,545 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 218 per 100,000 people (4,197 total deaths)
> Population: 1,929,268

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

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29. New Mexico
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 24,891 per 100,000 people (521,583 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 356 per 100,000 people (7,456 total deaths)
> Population: 2,095,428

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

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28. Louisiana
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 25,159 per 100,000 people (1,172,417 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 370 per 100,000 people (17,235 total deaths)
> Population: 4,659,978

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

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27. New Jersey
> Cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of April 28: 25,245 per 100,000 people (2,248,959 total cases)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 28: 375 per 100,000 people (33,407 total deaths)
> Population: 8,908,520

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

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