Special Report

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

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Alabama: Decatur
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Decatur: 43,849 (28,796.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Alabama: 1,305,665 (26,628.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Decatur: 12.0% (April 2020)
Decatur population: 152,271 (119.9 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 May 17 in Anchorage: 141,237 (35,406.6 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Alaska: 247,865 (33,882.4 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: Flagstaff
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Flagstaff: 44,091 (31,209.6 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Arizona: 2,030,925 (27,902.2 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Flagstaff: 17.9% (April 2020)
Flagstaff population: 141,274 (7.6 per sq. mi.)

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

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Arkansas: Jonesboro
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Jonesboro: 45,834 (34,923.5 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Arkansas: 838,610 (27,788.7 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Jonesboro: 9.3% (April 2020)
Jonesboro population: 131,241 (89.5 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: El Centro
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in El Centro: 66,715 (36,920.1 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in California: 9,334,767 (23,625.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in El Centro: 30.0% (April 2020)
El Centro population: 180,701 (43.3 per sq. mi.)

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

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