COVID-19 death rates by state: May 28

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As of May 28, more than 592,000 people in the U.S. had 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 May 28.

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

New Jersey: 295
Population: 8.9 million residents

New York: 271
Population: 19.4 million

Massachusetts: 259
Population: 6.9 million

Rhode Island: 256
Population: 1.1 million

Mississippi: 245
Population: 3 million

Arizona: 242
Population: 7.3 million

Connecticut: 231
Population: 3.6 million

Alabama: 227
Population: 4.9 million

Louisiana: 227
Population: 4.6 million

South Dakota: 227
Population: 884,659

Pennsylvania: 213
Population: 12.8 million

Michigan: 203
Population: 10 million

New Mexico: 203
Population: 2.1 million

Indiana: 202
Population: 6.7 million

North Dakota: 202
Population: 762,062

Illinois: 198
Population: 12.7 million

Arkansas: 193
Population: 3 million

Iowa: 192
Population: 3.2 million

Georgia: 190
Population: 10.6 million

South Carolina: 189
Population: 5.1 million

Oklahoma: 184
Population: 4 million

Nevada: 181
Population: 3.1 million

Tennessee: 181
Population: 6.8 million

Texas: 178
Population: 30 million

Kansas: 175
Population: 2.9 million

Florida: 171
Population: 21.5 million

Delaware: 170
Population: 973,764

Ohio: 169
Population: 11.7 million

California: 160
Population: 39.5 million

District of Columbia: 160
Population: 705,749

Maryland: 158
Population: 6 million

Missouri: 157
Population: 6.1 million

West Virginia: 156
Population: 1.8 million

Kentucky: 155
Population: 4.5 million

Montana: 151
Population: 1.1 million

Wisconsin: 134
Population: 5.8 million

Minnesota: 133
Population: 5.6 million

Virginia: 131
Population: 8.5 million

North Carolina: 125
Population: 10.5 million

Wyoming: 124
Population: 578,759

Nebraska: 123
Population: 1.9 million

Idaho: 117
Population: 1.8 million

Colorado: 116
Population: 5.8 million

New Hampshire: 99
Population: 1.4 million

Washington: 76
Population: 7.6 million

Utah: 72
Population: 3.2 million

Oregon: 64
Population: 4.2 million

Maine: 61
Population: 1.3 million

Alaska: 48
Population: 731,545

Vermont: 41
Population: 623,989

Hawaii: 35
Population: 1.4 million

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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