US coronavirus death rates by state: Aug. 4

As of Aug. 4, nearly 156,000 people in the U.S. have died after contracting the new coronavirus, 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, as of 6:55 a.m. CDT Aug. 4:

Note: The list includes ties and results in a numerical listing of 41.

1. New Jersey: 178 per 100,000 people
Population: 8.9 million residents

2. New York: 167
Population: 19.4 million

3. Massachusetts: 125
Population: 6.9 million

4. Connecticut: 124
Population: 3.6 million

5. Rhode Island: 95
Population: 1.1 million

6. Louisiana: 87
Population: 4.6 million

7. Washington, D.C.: 83
Population: 705,749

8. Michigan: 65
Population: 10 million

9. Illinois: 61
Population: 12.7 million

10. Delaware: 60
Population: 973,764

11. Maryland: 58
Population: 6 million

12. Mississippi: 57
Population: 3 million

Pennsylvania: 57
Population: 12.8 million

13. Arizona: 52
Population: 7.3 million

14. Indiana: 44
Population: 6.7 million

15. Georgia: 35
Population: 10.6 million

South Carolina: 35
Population: 5.1 million

16. Florida: 33
Population: 21.5 million

Alabama: 33
Population: 4.9 million

17. Colorado: 32
Population: 5.8 million

18. New Mexico: 31
Population: 2.1 million

New Hampshire: 31
Population: 1.4 million

19. Ohio: 30
Population: 11.7 million

20. Minnesota: 29
Population: 5.6 million

21. Iowa: 28
Population: 3.2 million

22. Nevada: 27
Population: 3.1 million

Texas: 27
Population: 30 million

23. Virginia: 26
Population: 8.5 million

24. California: 24
Population: 39.5 million

25. Washington: 22
Population: 7.6 million

26. Missouri: 21
Population: 6.1 million

27. North Carolina: 19
Population: 10.5 million

28. Nebraska: 17
Population: 1.9 million

Kentucky: 17
Population: 4.5 million

29. Wisconsin: 16
Population: 5.8 million

Tennessee: 16
Population: 6.8 million

Arkansas: 16
Population: 3 million

30. South Dakota: 15
Population: 884,659

31. North Dakota: 14
Population: 762,062

Oklahoma: 14
Population: 4 million

32. Kansas: 13
Population: 2.9 million

33. Idaho: 11
Population: 1.8 million

34. Utah: 10
Population: 3.2 million

35. Maine: 9
Population: 1.3 million

Vermont: 9
Population: 623,989

36. Oregon: 8
Population: 4.2 million

37. West Virginia: 7
Population: 1.8 million

38. Montana: 6
Population: 1.1 million

39. Wyoming: 5
Population: 578,759

40. Alaska: 3
Population: 731,545

41. Hawaii: 2
Population: 1.4 million

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