COVID-19 death rates by state: Feb. 26

As of Feb. 26, more than 508,000 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 8:25 a.m. CST.

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

New Jersey: 260 per 100,000 people
Population: 8.9 million residents

New York: 241
Population: 19.4 million

Rhode Island: 236
Population: 1.1 million

Massachusetts: 232
Population: 6.9 million

Mississippi: 222
Population: 3 million

Arizona: 217
Population: 7.3 million

Connecticut: 214
Population: 3.6 million

South Dakota: 212
Population: 884,659

Louisiana: 206
Population: 4.6 million

Alabama: 201
Population: 4.9 million

North Dakota: 193
Population: 762,062

Pennsylvania: 187
Population: 12.8 million

Indiana: 186
Population: 6.7 million

Arkansas: 179
Population: 3 million

Illinois: 178
Population: 12.7 million

New Mexico: 175
Population: 2.1 million

Iowa: 172
Population: 3.2 million

Michigan: 164
Population: 10 million

Tennessee: 164
Population: 6.8 million

South Carolina: 164
Population: 5.1 million

Kansas: 162
Population: 2.9 million

Nevada: 160
Population: 3.1 million

Georgia: 157
Population: 10.6 million

Texas: 150
Population: 30 million

Ohio: 147
Population: 11.7 million

Delaware: 144
Population: 973,764

District of Columbia: 142
Population: 705,749

Florida: 142
Population: 21.5 million

Missouri: 136
Population: 6.1 million

California: 130
Population: 39.5 million

Maryland: 129
Population: 6 million

West Virginia: 128
Population: 1.8 million

Montana: 126
Population: 1.1 million

Wisconsin: 120
Population: 5.8 million

Wyoming: 116
Population: 578,759

Minnesota: 116
Population: 5.6 million

Nebraska: 113
Population: 1.9 million

Oklahoma: 109
Population: 4 million

North Carolina: 106
Population: 10.5 million
Kentucky: 106
Population: 4.5 million

Colorado: 105
Population: 5.8 million

Idaho: 104
Population: 1.8 million

Virginia: 93
Population: 8.5 million

New Hampshire: 86
Population: 1.4 million

Washington: 66
Population: 7.6 million

Utah: 59
Population: 3.2 million

Oregon: 52
Population: 4.2 million

Maine: 52
Population: 1.3 million

Alaska: 38
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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