US coronavirus death rates by state: July 28

As of July 28, more than 148,000 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 7:46 a.m. CDT July 28:

Note: The list includes ties and results in a numerical listing of 35.

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

2. New York: 166
Population: 19.4 million

3. Connecticut: 124
Population: 3.6 million

Massachusetts: 124
Population: 6.9 million

4. Rhode Island: 95
Population: 1.1 million

5. Washington, D.C.: 82
Population: 705,749

6. Louisiana: 81
Population: 4.6 million

7. Michigan: 64
Population: 10 million

8. Illinois: 60
Population: 12.7 million

9. Delaware: 59
Population: 973,764

10. Maryland: 57
Population: 6 million

11. Pennsylvania: 56
Population: 12.8 million

12. Mississippi: 50
Population: 3 million

13. Arizona: 46
Population: 7.3 million

14. Indiana: 43
Population: 6.7 million

15. Georgia: 32
Population: 10.6 million

16. Colorado: 31
Population: 5.8 million

17. Alabama: 30
Population: 4.9 million

New Hampshire: 30
Population: 1.4 million

New Mexico: 30
Population: 2.1 million

18. South Carolina: 29
Population: 5.1 million

Minnesota: 29
Population: 5.6 million

Ohio: 29
Population: 11.7 million

19. Florida: 28
Population: 21.5 million

20. Iowa: 26
Population: 3.2 million

21. Virginia: 24
Population: 8.5 million

Nevada: 24
Population: 3.1 million

22. Texas: 22
Population: 30 million

California: 22
Population: 39.5 million

23. Washington: 21
Population: 7.6 million

24. Missouri: 20
Population: 6.1 million

25. North Carolina: 17
Population: 10.5 million

Nebraska: 17
Population: 1.9 million

26. Kentucky: 16
Population: 4.5 million

Wisconsin: 16
Population: 5.8 million

27. Tennessee: 14
Population: 6.8 million

South Dakota: 14
Population: 884,659

Arkansas: 14
Population: 3 million

North Dakota: 14
Population: 762,062

28. Oklahoma: 13
Population: 4 million

29. Kansas: 12
Population: 2.9 million

30. Vermont: 9
Population: 623,989

Idaho: 9
Population: 1.8 million

Utah: 9
Population: 3.2 million

Maine: 9
Population: 1.3 million

31. Oregon: 7
Population: 4.2 million

32. West Virginia: 6
Population: 1.8 million

33. Montana: 4
Population: 1.1 million

Wyoming: 4
Population: 578,759

34. Alaska: 3
Population: 731,545

35. Hawaii: 2
Population: 1.4 million

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