Special Report

This Is How Many People Have Died of COVID-19 in Every State

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1. New Jersey
> Total COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey: 251 per 100,000 people — 77.63% higher than US avg. (total: 22,329)
> Total COVID-19 infections in New Jersey: 8,265 per 100,000 people — 0.02% lower than US avg. (total: 736,330)
> 65 and older population: 16.6% (0.1 ppt. higher than nat’l share)
> Total population: 8,908,520

These are all the counties in New Jersey where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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2. Massachusetts
> Total COVID-19 deaths in Massachusetts: 221 per 100,000 people — 56.77% higher than US avg. (total: 15,269)
> Total COVID-19 infections in Massachusetts: 7,989 per 100,000 people — 3.37% lower than US avg. (total: 551,396)
> 65 and older population: 17.0% (0.5 ppt. higher than nat’l share)
> Total population: 6,902,149

These are all the counties in Massachusetts where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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3. Rhode Island
> Total COVID-19 deaths in Rhode Island: 215 per 100,000 people — 52.42% higher than US avg. (total: 2,274)
> Total COVID-19 infections in Rhode Island: 11,386 per 100,000 people — 37.71% higher than US avg. (total: 120,381)
> 65 and older population: 17.7% (1.2 ppt. higher than nat’l share)
> Total population: 1,057,315

These are all the counties in Rhode Island where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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4. Mississippi
> Total COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi: 214 per 100,000 people — 51.63% higher than US avg. (total: 6,390)
> Total COVID-19 infections in Mississippi: 9,532 per 100,000 people — 15.29% higher than US avg. (total: 284,664)
> 65 and older population: 16.4% (0.1 ppt. lower than nat’l share)
> Total population: 2,986,530

These are all the counties in Mississippi where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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5. South Dakota
> Total COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota: 207 per 100,000 people — 46.92% higher than US avg. (total: 1,829)
> Total COVID-19 infections in South Dakota: 11,091 per 100,000 people — 34.16% higher than US avg. (total: 97,852)
> 65 and older population: 17.4% (0.9 ppt. higher than nat’l share)
> Total population: 882,235

These are all the counties in South Dakota where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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