Every week, we see a series of new states dealing with an increase in coronavirus cases. Across the country, officials have established different ways to manage outbreaks, and as a result the rise and fall of daily cases is unique across regions. But COVID mortality is a different story. The states with the most coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began are not the hot spots today. In fact, they have remained the same for many months.
The states with the highest mortality were the first to see a lion’s rate of coronavirus infections, as health professionals struggled to figure out the best way to treat the infectious disease. deadly spread. It is a new type of coronavirus, after all, without a similar precursor. However, as time has passed, states that have followed the spike have benefited greatly from the medical advances discovered since the beginning of the pandemic. As a result, the death rate is likely to be much lower in states that see an increase now compared to previous epicenter.
There have been nearly 167,000 COVID-19-related deaths in the United States as of Aug. 13. Here are the five states with the highest COVID mortality rates for their population size. And for more states that are in trouble right now, take a look at the seven countries that need locking down right now, Harvard researchers said.