Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Illinois

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

Stacker compiled a list of the counties with highest COVID-19 death rates in Illinois 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. Clark County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 337 (52 total deaths)
--- 9.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,700 (5,358 total cases)
--- 20.9% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 246 (38 new cases, -21% change from previous week)
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#49. Kankakee County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 340 (374 total deaths)
--- 10.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,661 (32,586 total cases)
--- 3.4% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 144 (158 new cases, -19% change from previous week)
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#48. McDonough County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 340 (101 total deaths)
--- 10.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.4 (1 new deaths, -50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,471 (8,154 total cases)
--- 4.3% less cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 192 (57 new cases, +30% change from previous week)
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#47. Macon County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 341 (355 total deaths)
--- 10.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.0 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,159 (35,528 total cases)
--- 19.0% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 275 (286 new cases, -6% change from previous week)
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#46. Carroll County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 343 (49 total deaths)
--- 11.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,457 (4,643 total cases)
--- 13.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 140 (20 new cases, +25% change from previous week)
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#45. Coles County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 344 (174 total deaths)
--- 11.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,456 (16,936 total cases)
--- 16.6% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 296 (150 new cases, +34% change from previous week)
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#44. Cumberland County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 344 (37 total deaths)
--- 11.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,996 (3,660 total cases)
--- 18.5% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 390 (42 new cases, -12% change from previous week)
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#43. Rock Island County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 347 (492 total deaths)
--- 12.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,934 (38,213 total cases)
--- 6.1% less cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 303 (430 new cases, +11% change from previous week)
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#42. Edgar County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 350 (60 total deaths)
--- 13.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,739 (5,790 total cases)
--- 17.6% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 117 (20 new cases, -52% change from previous week)
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#41. Greene County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 355 (46 total deaths)
--- 14.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,133 (3,908 total cases)
--- 5.0% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 108 (14 new cases, +27% change from previous week)
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#40. Christian County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 356 (115 total deaths)
--- 15.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,853 (11,582 total cases)
--- 24.9% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 248 (80 new cases, -33% change from previous week)
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#39. Shelby County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 361 (78 total deaths)
--- 16.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,631 (6,843 total cases)
--- 10.2% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 240 (52 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#38. LaSalle County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 363 (395 total deaths)
--- 17.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,550 (33,198 total cases)
--- 6.5% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 219 (238 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#37. Tazewell County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 368 (485 total deaths)
--- 19.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.5 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,684 (41,761 total cases)
--- 10.4% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 127 (168 new cases, +10% change from previous week)
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#36. Montgomery County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 377 (107 total deaths)
--- 22.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.5 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 38,164 (10,844 total cases)
--- 33.0% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 362 (103 new cases, -6% change from previous week)
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#35. White County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 377 (51 total deaths)
--- 22.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,732 (4,837 total cases)
--- 24.5% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 428 (58 new cases, +7% change from previous week)
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#34. Stephenson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 378 (168 total deaths)
--- 22.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,581 (13,163 total cases)
--- 3.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 227 (101 new cases, -9% change from previous week)
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#33. Monroe County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 381 (132 total deaths)
--- 23.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.9 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,159 (10,446 total cases)
--- 5.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 124 (43 new cases, -43% change from previous week)
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#32. Livingston County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 384 (137 total deaths)
--- 24.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,497 (11,941 total cases)
--- 16.7% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 160 (57 new cases, -16% change from previous week)
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#31. Fulton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 384 (132 total deaths)
--- 24.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,512 (11,508 total cases)
--- 16.8% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 151 (52 new cases, -22% change from previous week)
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#30. Williamson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 387 (258 total deaths)
--- 25.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.5 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 38,458 (25,612 total cases)
--- 34.0% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 317 (211 new cases, +15% change from previous week)
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#29. Morgan County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 389 (131 total deaths)
--- 25.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,554 (10,957 total cases)
--- 13.5% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 193 (65 new cases, -44% change from previous week)
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#28. Hamilton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 394 (32 total deaths)
--- 27.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,497 (2,394 total cases)
--- 2.8% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 259 (21 new cases, +40% change from previous week)
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#27. Bureau County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 395 (129 total deaths)
--- 27.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,347 (9,249 total cases)
--- 1.2% less cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 205 (67 new cases, +10% change from previous week)
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#26. Union County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 396 (66 total deaths)
--- 28.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,510 (6,080 total cases)
--- 27.2% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 150 (25 new cases, -14% change from previous week)
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#25. Vermilion County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 397 (301 total deaths)
--- 28.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 41,705 (31,595 total cases)
--- 45.3% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 317 (240 new cases, 0% change from previous week)
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#24. Randolph County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 412 (131 total deaths)
--- 33.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,480 (11,594 total cases)
--- 27.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 349 (111 new cases, -21% change from previous week)
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#23. Pulaski County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 412 (22 total deaths)
--- 33.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 18.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,426 (1,890 total cases)
--- 23.5% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 225 (12 new cases, +50% change from previous week)
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#22. Saline County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 413 (97 total deaths)
--- 33.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 38,568 (9,060 total cases)
--- 34.4% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 417 (98 new cases, -26% change from previous week)
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#21. Gallatin County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 414 (20 total deaths)
--- 34.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 20.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,699 (1,627 total cases)
--- 17.4% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 642 (31 new cases, +7% change from previous week)
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#20. Effingham County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 418 (142 total deaths)
--- 35.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,336 (11,677 total cases)
--- 19.7% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 250 (85 new cases, +42% change from previous week)
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#19. Whiteside County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 426 (235 total deaths)
--- 37.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.8 (1 new deaths, -50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,891 (17,596 total cases)
--- 11.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 355 (196 new cases, +26% change from previous week)
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#18. Pike County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 437 (68 total deaths)
--- 41.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,576 (5,536 total cases)
--- 24.0% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 199 (31 new cases, -22% change from previous week)
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#17. Edwards County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 438 (28 total deaths)
--- 41.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,493 (1,950 total cases)
--- 6.3% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 250 (16 new cases, -33% change from previous week)
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#16. Iroquois County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 443 (120 total deaths)
--- 43.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,490 (7,996 total cases)
--- 2.8% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 111 (30 new cases, -52% change from previous week)
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#15. Franklin County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 445 (171 total deaths)
--- 44.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.6 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,569 (13,683 total cases)
--- 24.0% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 328 (126 new cases, +5% change from previous week)
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#14. Knox County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 451 (224 total deaths)
--- 46.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.0 (1 new deaths, -67% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,960 (14,393 total cases)
--- 0.9% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 167 (83 new cases, -22% change from previous week)
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#13. Perry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 464 (97 total deaths)
--- 50.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 39,094 (8,177 total cases)
--- 36.2% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 296 (62 new cases, -2% change from previous week)
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#12. Jefferson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 467 (176 total deaths)
--- 51.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,454 (12,230 total cases)
--- 13.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 276 (104 new cases, -12% change from previous week)
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#11. Fayette County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 473 (101 total deaths)
--- 53.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,642 (7,818 total cases)
--- 27.7% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 244 (52 new cases, -4% change from previous week)
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#10. Mason County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 479 (64 total deaths)
--- 55.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 7.5 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,824 (4,385 total cases)
--- 14.4% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 255 (34 new cases, +3% change from previous week)
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#9. Richland County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 490 (76 total deaths)
--- 58.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,660 (5,687 total cases)
--- 27.8% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 303 (47 new cases, +12% change from previous week)
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#8. Massac County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 516 (71 total deaths)
--- 67.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,773 (4,238 total cases)
--- 7.2% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 174 (24 new cases, -14% change from previous week)
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#7. Warren County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 517 (87 total deaths)
--- 67.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,971 (4,543 total cases)
--- 6.0% less cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 172 (29 new cases, -19% change from previous week)
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#6. Hardin County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 523 (20 total deaths)
--- 69.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,589 (1,207 total cases)
--- 10.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 654 (25 new cases, +56% change from previous week)
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#5. Wayne County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 524 (85 total deaths)
--- 69.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.2 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,565 (5,929 total cases)
--- 27.4% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 327 (53 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#4. Clay County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 531 (70 total deaths)
--- 71.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 40,155 (5,294 total cases)
--- 39.9% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 425 (56 new cases, -3% change from previous week)
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#3. Ford County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 532 (69 total deaths)
--- 72.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 38,022 (4,928 total cases)
--- 32.5% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 255 (33 new cases, +22% change from previous week)
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#2. Marion County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 575 (214 total deaths)
--- 86.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,364 (13,157 total cases)
--- 23.2% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 360 (134 new cases, +11% change from previous week)
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#1. Stark County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 730 (39 total deaths)
--- 136.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Illinois
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 37.4 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,599 (1,688 total cases)
--- 10.1% more cases per 100k residents than Illinois
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 243 (13 new cases, +44% change from previous week)

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