Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Alabama

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August 21, 2022
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Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Alabama

Stacker compiled a list of the counties with highest COVID-19 death rates in Alabama using data from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Counties are ranked by the highest cumulative death rate per 100k residents as of August 18, 2022. Keep reading to see whether your county ranks among the highest COVID-19 death rates in your state.

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#50. Pike County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 414 (137 total deaths)
--- 1.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,917 (8,251 total cases)
--- 16.5% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 299 (99 new cases, +125% change from previous week)
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#49. Sumter County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 418 (52 total deaths)
--- 2.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,982 (2,856 total cases)
--- 23.0% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 241 (30 new cases, +233% change from previous week)
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#48. Montgomery County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 430 (975 total deaths)
--- 5.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.8 (4 new deaths, -33% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,230 (63,936 total cases)
--- 5.4% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 268 (608 new cases, -3% change from previous week)
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#47. Blount County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 434 (251 total deaths)
--- 6.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.7 (1 new deaths, -67% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,031 (16,209 total cases)
--- 6.1% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 197 (114 new cases, +18% change from previous week)
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#46. Lauderdale County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 436 (404 total deaths)
--- 6.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,813 (26,718 total cases)
--- 3.5% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 304 (282 new cases, +4% change from previous week)
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#45. Elmore County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 436 (354 total deaths)
--- 6.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.5 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,542 (26,427 total cases)
--- 9.0% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 286 (232 new cases, 0% change from previous week)
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#44. Morgan County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 439 (525 total deaths)
--- 7.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.8 (1 new deaths, -67% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,672 (40,298 total cases)
--- 12.8% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 322 (385 new cases, -1% change from previous week)
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#43. Clarke County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 440 (104 total deaths)
--- 7.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.2 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,075 (7,813 total cases)
--- 10.8% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 360 (85 new cases, +98% change from previous week)
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#42. Cullman County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 445 (373 total deaths)
--- 8.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.4 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,632 (27,335 total cases)
--- 9.3% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 316 (265 new cases, +24% change from previous week)
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#41. Franklin County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 446 (140 total deaths)
--- 9.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,442 (10,488 total cases)
--- 12.0% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 226 (71 new cases, -3% change from previous week)
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#40. Coffee County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 453 (237 total deaths)
--- 10.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,229 (15,299 total cases)
--- 2.1% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 357 (187 new cases, +2% change from previous week)
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#39. Henry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 453 (78 total deaths)
--- 10.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,032 (5,167 total cases)
--- 0.6% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 355 (61 new cases, +36% change from previous week)
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#38. Wilcox County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 463 (48 total deaths)
--- 13.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,351 (3,252 total cases)
--- 5.0% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 453 (47 new cases, +135% change from previous week)
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#37. Cleburne County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 463 (69 total deaths)
--- 13.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,272 (3,768 total cases)
--- 15.4% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 127 (19 new cases, -14% change from previous week)
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#36. DeKalb County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 467 (334 total deaths)
--- 14.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,254 (20,205 total cases)
--- 5.4% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 221 (158 new cases, -3% change from previous week)
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#35. Bibb County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 469 (105 total deaths)
--- 14.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,571 (7,070 total cases)
--- 5.7% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 330 (74 new cases, +51% change from previous week)
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#34. St. Clair County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 475 (425 total deaths)
--- 16.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.1 (1 new deaths, -67% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,726 (28,399 total cases)
--- 6.3% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 308 (276 new cases, +15% change from previous week)
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#33. Talladega County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 476 (381 total deaths)
--- 16.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,971 (24,770 total cases)
--- 3.7% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 290 (232 new cases, +19% change from previous week)
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#32. Macon County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 476 (86 total deaths)
--- 16.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,928 (4,504 total cases)
--- 16.5% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 288 (52 new cases, +13% change from previous week)
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#31. Jackson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 477 (246 total deaths)
--- 16.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,403 (16,212 total cases)
--- 5.2% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 229 (118 new cases, +4% change from previous week)
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#30. Chilton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 477 (212 total deaths)
--- 16.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,864 (11,935 total cases)
--- 10.0% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 191 (85 new cases, +12% change from previous week)
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#29. Escambia County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 478 (175 total deaths)
--- 16.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,445 (11,153 total cases)
--- 2.0% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 374 (137 new cases, +80% change from previous week)
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#28. Lamar County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 478 (66 total deaths)
--- 16.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,054 (4,149 total cases)
--- 0.7% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 355 (49 new cases, +14% change from previous week)
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#27. Dale County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 480 (236 total deaths)
--- 17.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.0 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,763 (14,635 total cases)
--- 0.3% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 321 (158 new cases, -1% change from previous week)
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#26. Colbert County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 482 (266 total deaths)
--- 17.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.8 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,229 (18,356 total cases)
--- 11.3% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 413 (228 new cases, +25% change from previous week)
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#25. Houston County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 486 (515 total deaths)
--- 18.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.9 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,245 (28,848 total cases)
--- 8.7% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 281 (297 new cases, +13% change from previous week)
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#24. Chambers County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 496 (165 total deaths)
--- 21.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,893 (9,608 total cases)
--- 3.2% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 325 (108 new cases, -4% change from previous week)
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#23. Lawrence County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 510 (168 total deaths)
--- 24.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,404 (8,364 total cases)
--- 14.9% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 313 (103 new cases, +94% change from previous week)
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#22. Marion County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 515 (153 total deaths)
--- 25.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,055 (8,929 total cases)
--- 0.7% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 226 (67 new cases, -7% change from previous week)
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#21. Perry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 527 (47 total deaths)
--- 28.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,348 (2,351 total cases)
--- 11.8% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 224 (20 new cases, -9% change from previous week)
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#20. Pickens County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 532 (106 total deaths)
--- 30.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.0 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,359 (5,652 total cases)
--- 5.0% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 256 (51 new cases, +76% change from previous week)
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#19. Bullock County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 535 (54 total deaths)
--- 30.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,334 (2,660 total cases)
--- 11.8% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 287 (29 new cases, +262% change from previous week)
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#18. Coosa County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 553 (59 total deaths)
--- 35.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,079 (3,314 total cases)
--- 4.1% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 422 (45 new cases, +22% change from previous week)
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#17. Calhoun County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 563 (640 total deaths)
--- 37.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.9 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,857 (35,055 total cases)
--- 3.3% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 232 (263 new cases, +10% change from previous week)
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#16. Winston County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 567 (134 total deaths)
--- 38.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,729 (8,206 total cases)
--- 16.3% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 334 (79 new cases, +7% change from previous week)
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#15. Marengo County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 578 (109 total deaths)
--- 41.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,016 (5,662 total cases)
--- 0.5% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 207 (39 new cases, +62% change from previous week)
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#14. Fayette County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 595 (97 total deaths)
--- 45.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,517 (5,301 total cases)
--- 8.9% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 472 (77 new cases, +250% change from previous week)
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#13. Conecuh County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 597 (72 total deaths)
--- 46.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 8.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,651 (3,216 total cases)
--- 10.7% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 240 (29 new cases, +4% change from previous week)
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#12. Tallapoosa County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 604 (244 total deaths)
--- 47.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.0 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,674 (12,786 total cases)
--- 6.1% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 377 (152 new cases, +3% change from previous week)
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#11. Geneva County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 628 (165 total deaths)
--- 53.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,182 (7,141 total cases)
--- 9.0% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 278 (73 new cases, +9% change from previous week)
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#10. Greene County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 629 (51 total deaths)
--- 53.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,521 (2,070 total cases)
--- 14.5% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 173 (14 new cases, +27% change from previous week)
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#9. Clay County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 635 (84 total deaths)
--- 55.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 7.6 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,061 (4,508 total cases)
--- 14.1% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 257 (34 new cases, -31% change from previous week)
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#8. Etowah County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 645 (660 total deaths)
--- 57.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.0 (2 new deaths, -33% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,991 (30,671 total cases)
--- 0.4% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 194 (198 new cases, +8% change from previous week)
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#7. Covington County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 656 (243 total deaths)
--- 60.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.4 (2 new deaths, -50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,012 (10,378 total cases)
--- 6.2% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 248 (92 new cases, +24% change from previous week)
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#6. Butler County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 663 (129 total deaths)
--- 62.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,227 (5,684 total cases)
--- 2.1% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 396 (77 new cases, +28% change from previous week)
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#5. Dallas County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 675 (251 total deaths)
--- 65.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.4 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,102 (9,709 total cases)
--- 12.6% less cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 298 (111 new cases, +28% change from previous week)
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#4. Walker County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 718 (456 total deaths)
--- 75.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.7 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,695 (20,768 total cases)
--- 9.5% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 356 (226 new cases, -3% change from previous week)
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#3. Crenshaw County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 741 (102 total deaths)
--- 81.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,497 (4,200 total cases)
--- 2.1% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 240 (33 new cases, -15% change from previous week)
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#2. Hale County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 744 (109 total deaths)
--- 81.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,649 (5,223 total cases)
--- 19.4% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 225 (33 new cases, +50% change from previous week)
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#1. Lowndes County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 823 (80 total deaths)
--- 101.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Alabama
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 10.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,105 (2,928 total cases)
--- 0.8% more cases per 100k residents than Alabama
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 165 (16 new cases, -27% change from previous week)

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