COVID-19 death rates by state: March 3

As of March 3, more than 515,000 people in the U.S. have died after contracting COVID-19, according to The New York Times.

The Times used data from reports of coronavirus cases and deaths by U.S. states and counties. The database includes cases and deaths that have been identified by public health officials as probable coronavirus patients, which means they did not have confirmed tests for coronavirus infection but were evaluated using criteria developed by national and local governments. Read more about the data here. State population data is from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people in all 50 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. The data was last updated at 7:50 a.m. CST.

Note: These are the latest numbers available. The list includes ties.

New Jersey: 263 per 100,000 people
Population: 8.9 million residents

New York: 243
Population: 19.4 million

Rhode Island: 238
Population: 1.1 million

Massachusetts: 235
Population: 6.9 million

Mississippi: 226
Population: 3 million

Arizona: 221
Population: 7.3 million

Connecticut: 215
Population: 3.6 million

South Dakota: 213
Population: 884,659

Louisiana: 208
Population: 4.6 million

Alabama: 204
Population: 4.9 million

North Dakota: 194
Population: 762,062

Pennsylvania: 189
Population: 12.8 million

Indiana: 188
Population: 6.7 million

Illinois: 180
Population: 12.7 million

New Mexico: 178
Population: 2.1 million

Iowa: 174
Population: 3.2 million

Arkansas: 174
Population: 3 million

South Carolina: 167
Population: 5.1 million

Tennessee: 166
Population: 6.8 million

Michigan: 166
Population: 10 million

Kansas: 163
Population: 2.9 million

Nevada: 161
Population: 3.1 million

Georgia: 160
Population: 10.6 million

Texas: 153
Population: 30 million

Delaware: 146
Population: 973,764

Florida: 145
Population: 21.5 million

District of Columbia: 144
Population: 705,749

Ohio: 143
Population: 11.7 million

Missouri: 137
Population: 6.1 million

California: 134
Population: 39.5 million

Maryland: 131
Population: 6 million

Montana: 128
Population: 1.1 million

West Virginia: 128
Population: 1.8 million

Wisconsin: 121
Population: 5.8 million

Wyoming: 118
Population: 578,759

Minnesota: 116
Population: 5.6 million

Oklahoma: 115
Population: 4 million

Nebraska: 114
Population: 1.9 million

North Carolina: 108
Population: 10.5 million
Kentucky: 108
Population: 4.5 million

Colorado: 105
Population: 5.8 million

Idaho: 105
Population: 1.8 million

Virginia: 105
Population: 8.5 million

New Hampshire: 86
Population: 1.4 million

Washington: 66
Population: 7.6 million

Utah: 61
Population: 3.2 million

Oregon: 53
Population: 4.2 million

Maine: 52
Population: 1.3 million

Alaska: 40
Population: 731,545

Vermont: 33
Population: 623,989

Hawaii: 31
Population: 1.4 million

Note: These are the latest numbers available. The list includes ties.

New Jersey: 183 per 100,000 people
Population: 8.9 million residents

New York: 170
Population: 19.4 million

Massachusetts: 143
Population: 6.9 million

Connecticut: 128
Population: 3.6 million

Louisiana: 126
Population: 4.6 million

Rhode Island: 111
Population: 1.1 million

 

Mississippi: 109
Population: 3 million

Washington, D.C.: 91
Population: 705,749

 

Arizona: 81
Population: 7.3 million

Illinois: 77
Population: 12.7 million

 

Florida: 76
Population: 21.5 million

Michigan: 75
Population: 10 million

 

South Carolina: 74
Population: 5.1 million

 

Georgia: 72
Population: 10.6 million

 

Delaware: 70
Population: 973,764

Pennsylvania: 68
Population: 12.8 million

 

Maryland: 68
Population: 6 million

 

Texas: 62
Population: 30 million

 

Indiana: 61
Population: 6.7 million

Arkansas: 60
Population: 3 million

North Dakota: 60
Population: 762,062

Alabama: 58
Population: 4.9 million

Nevada: 57
Population: 3.1 million

Iowa: 52
Population: 3.2 million

Missouri: 47
Population: 6.1 million

New Mexico: 46
Population: 2.1 million

Ohio: 45
Population: 11.7 million

 

Tennessee: 45
Population: 6.8 million

 

California: 44
Population: 39.5 million

 

Minnesota: 43
Population: 5.6 million

Virginia: 42
Population: 8.5 million

South Dakota: 42
Population: 884,659

North Carolina: 40
Population: 10.5 million

 

Colorado: 39
Population: 5.8 million

 

New Hampshire: 35
Population: 1.4 million

 

Kansas: 33
Population: 2.9 million

Kentucky: 33
Population: 4.5 million

Idaho: 32
Population: 1.8 million

Oklahoma: 32
Population: 4 million

 

Washington: 31
Population: 7.6 million

Nebraska: 31
Population: 1.9 million

Wisconsin: 31
Population: 5.8 million

Montana: 28
Population: 1.1 million

 

West Virginia: 24
Population: 1.8 million

 

Utah: 18
Population: 3.2 million

Oregon: 16
Population: 4.2 million

Hawaii: 15
Population: 1.4 million

 

Wyoming: 12
Population: 578,759

Maine: 11
Population: 1.3 million

 

Vermont: 9
Population: 623,989

Alaska: 9
Population: 731,545

 

 

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