Special Report

The County in Every State With the Most Deaths From COVID-19

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South Dakota: Jerauld County
> COVID-19 deaths in Jerauld: 789 per 100,000 people (total: 16)
> COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota: 226 per 100,000 people (total: 1,993)
> COVID-19 cases in Jerauld: 13,652 per 100,000 people (total: 277)
> COVID-19 cases in South Dakota: 14,020 per 100,000 people (total: 123,686)
> 65 and older population: 29.6% in Jerauld, 16.3% in South Dakota

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

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Tennessee: Pickett County
> COVID-19 deaths in Pickett: 472 per 100,000 people (total: 24)
> COVID-19 deaths in Tennessee: 182 per 100,000 people (total: 12,327)
> COVID-19 cases in Pickett: 14,917 per 100,000 people (total: 759)
> COVID-19 cases in Tennessee: 12,679 per 100,000 people (total: 858,355)
> 65 and older population: 26.9% in Pickett, 16.0% in Tennessee

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

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Texas: McMullen County
> COVID-19 deaths in McMullen: 755 per 100,000 people (total: 5)
> COVID-19 deaths in Texas: 174 per 100,000 people (total: 49,900)
> COVID-19 cases in McMullen: 12,538 per 100,000 people (total: 83)
> COVID-19 cases in Texas: 10,175 per 100,000 people (total: 2,920,389)
> 65 and older population: 18.3% in McMullen, 12.3% in Texas

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

Vermont: Franklin County
> COVID-19 deaths in Franklin: 80 per 100,000 people (total: 39)
> COVID-19 deaths in Vermont: 40 per 100,000 people (total: 252)
> COVID-19 cases in Franklin: 4,102 per 100,000 people (total: 2,011)
> COVID-19 cases in Vermont: 3,818 per 100,000 people (total: 23,912)
> 65 and older population: 15.6% in Franklin, 18.8% in Vermont

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

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Virginia: Galax
> COVID-19 deaths in Galax: 798 per 100,000 people (total: 53)
> COVID-19 deaths in Virginia: 130 per 100,000 people (total: 11,042)
> COVID-19 cases in Galax: 17,550 per 100,000 people (total: 1,165)
> COVID-19 cases in Virginia: 7,876 per 100,000 people (total: 670,834)
> 65 and older population: 22.4% in Galax, 15.0% in Virginia

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