US coronavirus death rates by state: Sept. 18

As of Sept. 18, more than 197,000 individuals in the U.S. have actually passed away after contracting COVID-19, according to The New york city 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 authorities as possible coronavirus patients, which indicates they did not have actually confirmed tests for coronavirus infection however were evaluated using requirements developed by national and local governments. Find out more about the data here. State population information 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 7:50 a.m. CDT Sept. 18:

Keep in mind: These are the current numbers readily available. The list consists of ties and outcomes in a numerical listing of 41.

1. New Jersey: 181 per 100,000 peoplePopulation: 8.9 million residents

2. New York City: 168Population: 19.4 million

3. Massachusetts: 134Population: 6.9 million

4. Connecticut: 126Population: 3.6 million

5. Louisiana: 114Population: 4.6 million

6. Rhode Island: 102Population: 1.1 million

7. Mississippi: 93Population: 3 million

8. Washington, D.C.: 88Population: 705,749

9. Arizona: 74Population: 7.3 million

10. Michigan: 70Population: 10 million

11. Illinois: 68Population: 12.7 million

12. Maryland: 64Population: 6 million

Delaware: 64Population: 973,764

13. Pennsylvania: 62Population: 12.8 million

14. South Carolina: 61Population: 5.1 million

Florida: 61Population: 21.5 million

15. Georgia: 60Population: 10.6 million

16. Indiana: 52Population: 6.7 million

17. Texas: 51Population: 30 million

18. Nevada: 49Population: 3.1 million

Alabama: 49Population: 4.9 million

19. New Mexico: 40Population: 2.1 million

Iowa: 40Population: 3.2 million

20. Ohio: 39Population: 11.7 million

Arkansas: 39Population: 3 million

21. California: 37Population: 39.5 million

22. Minnesota: 35Population: 5.6 million

26. Colorado: 35Population: 5.8 million

23. Virginia: 34Population: 8.5 million

24. New Hampshire: 32Population: 1.4 million

25. Tennessee: 31Population: 6.8 million

North Carolina: 31Population: 10.5 million

26. Missouri: 30Population: 6.1 million

27. Washington: 28Population: 7.6 million

28. Kentucky: 25Population: 4.5 million

29. Idaho: 24Population: 1.8 million

North Dakota: 24Population: 762,062

Nebraska: 24Population: 1.9 million

Oklahoma: 24Population: 4 million

30. South Dakota: 22Population: 884,659

31. Wisconsin: 21Population: 5.8 million

32. Kansas: 20Population: 2.9 million

33. West Virginia: 16Population: 1.8 million

34. Utah: 14Population: 3.2 million

35. Montana: 13Population: 1.1 million

36. Oregon: 12Population: 4.2 million

37. Maine: 10Population: 1.3 million

38. Vermont: 9Population: 623,989

39. Wyoming: 8Population: 578,759

40. Hawaii: 7Population: 1.4 million

41. Alaska: 6Population: 731,545

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The Times used information from reports of coronavirus cases and deaths by U.S. states and counties. The database consists of cases and deaths that have been determined by public health authorities as probable coronavirus patients, which means they did not have verified tests for coronavirus infection however were assessed utilizing criteria established by national and local governments. Read more about the information here. State population information is from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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