COVID-19 death rates by state: Jan. 22

Mackenzie Bean - Print  | 

As of Jan. 22, about 410,000 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 7:45 a.m. CST.

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

New Jersey: 234 per 100,000 people
Population: 8.9 million residents

New York: 213
Population: 19.4 million

Massachusetts: 202
Population: 6.9 million

Rhode Island: 196
Population: 1.1 million

Connecticut: 190
Population: 3.6 million

Mississippi: 190
Population: 3 million

South Dakota: 189
Population: 884,659

North Dakota: 187
Population: 762,062

Louisiana: 182
Population: 4.6 million

Arizona: 162
Population: 7.3 million

Illinois: 161
Population: 12.7 million

Pennsylvania: 157
Population: 12.8 million

Michigan: 149
Population: 10 million

Arkansas: 149
Population: 3 million

New Mexico: 145
Population: 2.1 million

Indiana: 142
Population: 6.7 million

Iowa: 141
Population: 3.2 million

Alabama: 130
Population: 4.9 million

Nevada: 127
Population: 3.1 million

Tennessee: 126
Population: 6.8 million

South Carolina: 124
Population: 5.1 million

Kansas: 123
Population: 2.9 million

District of Columbia: 122
Population: 705,749

Georgia: 118
Population: 10.6 million

Texas: 118
Population: 30 million

Florida: 115
Population: 21.5 million

Missouri: 113
Population: 6.1 million

Maryland: 111
Population: 6 million

Minnesota: 108
Population: 5.6 million

Delaware: 105
Population: 973,764

Wisconsin: 105
Population: 5.8 million

West Virginia: 103
Population: 1.8 million

Montana: 103
Population: 1.1 million

Nebraska: 100
Population: 1.9 million

Colorado: 96
Population: 5.8 million

Wyoming: 95
Population: 578,759

Idaho: 93
Population: 1.8 million

California: 90
Population: 39.5 million

Ohio: 90
Population: 11.7 million

Kentucky: 80
Population: 4.5 million

North Carolina: 80
Population: 10.5 million

Oklahoma: 79
Population: 4 million

New Hampshire: 71
Population: 1.4 million

Virginia: 70
Population: 8.5 million

Washington: 54
Population: 7.6 million

Utah: 48
Population: 3.2 million

Oregon: 44
Population: 4.2 million

Maine: 40
Population: 1.3 million

Alaska: 33
Population: 731,545

Vermont: 27
Population: 623,989

Hawaii: 23
Population: 1.4 million

As of Oct. 26, more than 225,000 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 the District of Columbia. The data was last updated at 7:35 a.m. CDT.

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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