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COVID-19 Final Count: States With the Most Deaths Per Capita

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5. Arkansas
> Death rate: 434 per 100,000
> Total deaths: 13,115 – 22nd lowest
> Cases per 100,000: 32,951 – 20th highest
> Total cases: 994,386 – 21st lowest
> Population, 2021: 3,025,891 – 18th lowest

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4. New Mexico
> Death rate: 440 per 100,000
> Total deaths: 9,236 – 16th lowest
> Cases per 100,000: 32,451 – 24th highest
> Total cases: 680,438 – 15th lowest
> Population, 2021: 2,115,877 – 15th lowest

3. Mississippi
> Death rate: 451 per 100,000
> Total deaths: 13,447 – 23rd lowest
> Cases per 100,000: 33,554 – 17th highest
> Total cases: 998,627 – 22nd lowest
> Population, 2021: 2,949,965 – 17th lowest

2. West Virginia
> Death rate: 452 per 100,000
> Total deaths: 8,117 – 15th lowest
> Cases per 100,000: 36,290 – 6th highest
> Total cases: 650,363 – 14th lowest
> Population, 2021: 1,782,959 – 12th lowest

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1. Arizona
> Death rate: 459 per 100,000
> Total deaths: 33,417 – 11th highest
> Cases per 100,000: 33,956 – 15th highest
> Total cases: 2,471,546 – 13th highest
> Population, 2021: 7,276,316 – 14th highest

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