Did Arizona Report Worldwide Highest COVID Cases Per Day in January 2021?

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It's not the first time the Grand Canyon State has been a leader in COVID-19 cases.
Data compiled by leading health statisticians suggested that Arizona led the world in the highest number of COVID-19 cases reported every day per capita in early January 2021.

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Arizona saw the highest COVID-19 weekly average per capita in the first few days of 2021 when compared to any other state in the nation — and countries, for that matter.

The uptick in cases was reported by ABC15 on Jan. 4, 2021, and included information from a seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases based on data from Johns Hopkins University. Between Dec. 29, 2020, and…
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