Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Indiana

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

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

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 386 (165 total deaths)
--- 6.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,999 (13,675 total cases)
--- 15.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 159 (68 new cases, -36% change from previous week)
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#49. Lake County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 387 (1,880 total deaths)
--- 7.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.6 (8 new deaths, +300% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,816 (120,482 total cases)
--- 10.5% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 154 (749 new cases, -35% change from previous week)
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#48. Jay County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 387 (79 total deaths)
--- 7.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.9 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,856 (5,284 total cases)
--- 6.8% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 132 (27 new cases, -50% change from previous week)
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#47. Crawford County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 388 (41 total deaths)
--- 7.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,283 (2,780 total cases)
--- 5.3% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 113 (12 new cases, -37% change from previous week)
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#46. Warrick County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 389 (245 total deaths)
--- 7.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.6 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,698 (22,489 total cases)
--- 28.7% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 286 (180 new cases, +5% change from previous week)
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#45. Vigo County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 391 (418 total deaths)
--- 8.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.9 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,671 (31,759 total cases)
--- 7.0% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 236 (253 new cases, -28% change from previous week)
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#44. Floyd County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 395 (310 total deaths)
--- 9.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,441 (21,547 total cases)
--- 1.1% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 271 (213 new cases, +13% change from previous week)
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#43. Johnson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 396 (627 total deaths)
--- 9.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.6 (1 new deaths, -50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,510 (46,675 total cases)
--- 6.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 274 (433 new cases, -15% change from previous week)
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#42. Delaware County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 404 (461 total deaths)
--- 11.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.5 (4 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 23,926 (27,308 total cases)
--- 13.7% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 144 (164 new cases, -16% change from previous week)
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#41. White County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 407 (98 total deaths)
--- 12.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,338 (7,553 total cases)
--- 13.0% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 241 (58 new cases, -34% change from previous week)
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#40. Jennings County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 407 (113 total deaths)
--- 12.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.6 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,952 (7,475 total cases)
--- 2.8% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 184 (51 new cases, -45% change from previous week)
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#39. Shelby County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 411 (184 total deaths)
--- 13.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,904 (15,165 total cases)
--- 22.2% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 503 (225 new cases, +50% change from previous week)
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#38. Brown County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 411 (62 total deaths)
--- 13.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,758 (2,831 total cases)
--- 32.4% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 106 (16 new cases, -48% change from previous week)
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#37. Pike County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 412 (51 total deaths)
--- 14.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,803 (4,064 total cases)
--- 18.3% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 178 (22 new cases, -19% change from previous week)
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#36. Morgan County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 413 (291 total deaths)
--- 14.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,583 (18,033 total cases)
--- 7.8% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 148 (104 new cases, -37% change from previous week)
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#35. Clinton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 423 (137 total deaths)
--- 17.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.1 (1 new deaths, -50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,702 (9,947 total cases)
--- 10.7% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 204 (66 new cases, -35% change from previous week)
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#34. Knox County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 426 (156 total deaths)
--- 18.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.5 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,131 (12,124 total cases)
--- 19.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 355 (130 new cases, -2% change from previous week)
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#33. Montgomery County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 436 (167 total deaths)
--- 20.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,769 (11,413 total cases)
--- 7.3% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 99 (38 new cases, -27% change from previous week)
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#32. Marshall County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 437 (202 total deaths)
--- 21.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,170 (13,031 total cases)
--- 1.6% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 123 (57 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#31. Huntington County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 441 (161 total deaths)
--- 22.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,082 (12,812 total cases)
--- 26.5% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 523 (191 new cases, +10% change from previous week)
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#30. Greene County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 448 (143 total deaths)
--- 24.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,268 (8,066 total cases)
--- 8.9% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 316 (101 new cases, +38% change from previous week)
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#29. Gibson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 452 (152 total deaths)
--- 25.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 38,192 (12,855 total cases)
--- 37.7% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 324 (109 new cases, -3% change from previous week)
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#28. Starke County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 452 (104 total deaths)
--- 25.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 8.7 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,327 (5,134 total cases)
--- 19.5% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 178 (41 new cases, -9% change from previous week)
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#27. Jasper County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 456 (153 total deaths)
--- 26.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,954 (10,053 total cases)
--- 8.0% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 262 (88 new cases, +7% change from previous week)
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#26. Cass County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 456 (172 total deaths)
--- 26.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 8.0 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,949 (12,795 total cases)
--- 22.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 212 (80 new cases, -51% change from previous week)
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#25. Scott County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 457 (109 total deaths)
--- 26.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,225 (8,648 total cases)
--- 30.6% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 327 (78 new cases, -32% change from previous week)
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#24. Daviess County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 465 (155 total deaths)
--- 28.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,257 (8,090 total cases)
--- 12.6% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 267 (89 new cases, +22% change from previous week)
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#23. Miami County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 465 (165 total deaths)
--- 28.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,089 (9,976 total cases)
--- 1.3% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 183 (65 new cases, -42% change from previous week)
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#22. Wells County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 474 (134 total deaths)
--- 31.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,569 (6,952 total cases)
--- 11.4% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 173 (49 new cases, +44% change from previous week)
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#21. Newton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 493 (69 total deaths)
--- 36.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,423 (2,856 total cases)
--- 26.4% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 79 (11 new cases, -48% change from previous week)
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#20. Henry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 496 (238 total deaths)
--- 37.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.1 (1 new deaths, -67% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,034 (14,408 total cases)
--- 8.3% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 261 (125 new cases, -9% change from previous week)
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#19. Ripley County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 498 (141 total deaths)
--- 38.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.5 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,846 (9,020 total cases)
--- 14.8% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 251 (71 new cases, -13% change from previous week)
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#18. Orange County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 504 (99 total deaths)
--- 39.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,853 (5,472 total cases)
--- 0.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 132 (26 new cases, -50% change from previous week)
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#17. Jefferson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 505 (163 total deaths)
--- 39.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,701 (9,919 total cases)
--- 10.7% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 229 (74 new cases, -7% change from previous week)
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#16. Madison County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 515 (667 total deaths)
--- 42.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.5 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,612 (35,777 total cases)
--- 0.5% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 252 (326 new cases, +5% change from previous week)
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#15. Vermillion County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 516 (80 total deaths)
--- 42.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,223 (4,529 total cases)
--- 5.3% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 174 (27 new cases, -16% change from previous week)
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#14. Wayne County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 521 (343 total deaths)
--- 44.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.5 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,838 (20,976 total cases)
--- 14.8% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 232 (153 new cases, -33% change from previous week)
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#13. Wabash County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 523 (162 total deaths)
--- 44.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.2 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,339 (9,404 total cases)
--- 9.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 226 (70 new cases, -31% change from previous week)
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#12. Fulton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 546 (109 total deaths)
--- 51.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 10.0 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,394 (5,272 total cases)
--- 4.9% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 150 (30 new cases, -44% change from previous week)
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#11. Howard County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 558 (461 total deaths)
--- 54.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.4 (2 new deaths, -60% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,621 (27,752 total cases)
--- 21.2% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 260 (215 new cases, -40% change from previous week)
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#10. Grant County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 560 (368 total deaths)
--- 55.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.1 (4 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,839 (18,967 total cases)
--- 4.0% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 239 (157 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#9. Decatur County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 565 (150 total deaths)
--- 56.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,958 (7,691 total cases)
--- 4.4% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 324 (86 new cases, -12% change from previous week)
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#8. Blackford County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 587 (69 total deaths)
--- 62.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,848 (3,392 total cases)
--- 4.0% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 230 (27 new cases, +4% change from previous week)
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#7. Tipton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 588 (89 total deaths)
--- 62.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.6 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,835 (3,762 total cases)
--- 10.5% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 73 (11 new cases, -66% change from previous week)
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#6. Lawrence County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 593 (269 total deaths)
--- 64.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.4 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,493 (13,381 total cases)
--- 6.3% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 203 (92 new cases, -47% change from previous week)
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#5. Randolph County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 612 (151 total deaths)
--- 69.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.1 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,931 (6,396 total cases)
--- 6.5% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 235 (58 new cases, -18% change from previous week)
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#4. Owen County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 615 (128 total deaths)
--- 70.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.8 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,843 (6,415 total cases)
--- 11.2% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 192 (40 new cases, +3% change from previous week)
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#3. Fountain County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 655 (107 total deaths)
--- 81.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.1 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,382 (5,947 total cases)
--- 31.2% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 214 (35 new cases, -36% change from previous week)
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#2. Fayette County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 658 (152 total deaths)
--- 82.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,157 (7,429 total cases)
--- 15.9% more cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 277 (64 new cases, -22% change from previous week)
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#1. Pulaski County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 704 (87 total deaths)
--- 95.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Indiana
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,593 (3,285 total cases)
--- 4.1% less cases per 100k residents than Indiana
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 162 (20 new cases, -56% change from previous week)

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