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Arizona, California and Rhode Island have the highest per-capita rate of new Covid-19 cases.
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Delivery drivers walk along a staircase at an office and shopping complex in Beijing on Wednesday.Mark Schiefelbein / AP

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Arizona, California and Rhode Island are among the hardest-hit places in the world at this stage of the pandemic, with the highest rates of Covid-19 infections per capita, according to a data analysis by NBC News.

The sobering figures highlight just how dire the situation is in the United States, particularly after a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus emerged in several states.