Special Report

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

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New Mexico: Farmington
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Farmington: 40,943 (32,362.2 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in New Mexico: 526,137 (25,092.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Farmington: 14.5% (July 2020)
Farmington population: 126,515 (22.9 per sq. mi.)

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

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New York: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in New York: 5,461,958 (28,308.8 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in New York: 5,293,420 (27,210.5 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in New York: 17.2% (June 2020)
New York population: 19,294,236 (2,885.4 per sq. mi.)

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

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North Carolina: Greenville
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Greenville: 52,792 (29,586.5 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in North Carolina: 2,691,805 (25,665.4 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Greenville: 10.5% (April 2020)
Greenville population: 178,433 (273.7 per sq. mi.)

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

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North Dakota: Bismarck
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Bismarck: 46,690 (36,618.7 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in North Dakota: 242,462 (31,816.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Bismarck: 9.5% (April 2020)
Bismarck population: 127,503 (29.8 per sq. mi.)

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

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Ohio: Lima
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Lima: 27,636 (26,785.6 per 100,000)
COVID-19 cases as of May 17 in Ohio: 2,724,041 (23,304.1 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Lima: 20.4% (April 2020)
Lima population: 103,175 (256.3 per sq. mi.)

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

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