Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Maryland

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

Stacker compiled a list of the counties with highest COVID-19 death rates in Maryland 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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#24. Howard County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 121 (393 total deaths)
--- 51.6% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.9 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 17,114 (55,738 total cases)
--- 14.4% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 148 (483 new cases, -14% change from previous week)
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#23. Calvert County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 165 (153 total deaths)
--- 34.0% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 14,126 (13,070 total cases)
--- 29.3% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 135 (125 new cases, +18% change from previous week)
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#22. Anne Arundel County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 197 (1,143 total deaths)
--- 21.2% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.3 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,411 (106,642 total cases)
--- 7.9% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 149 (864 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#21. Montgomery County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 203 (2,132 total deaths)
--- 18.8% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.3 (14 new deaths, +1300% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,465 (215,020 total cases)
--- 2.4% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 159 (1,666 new cases, -25% change from previous week)
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#20. St. Mary's County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 203 (230 total deaths)
--- 18.8% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.8 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,260 (21,862 total cases)
--- 3.7% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 230 (261 new cases, +37% change from previous week)
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#19. Frederick County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 210 (544 total deaths)
--- 16.0% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.4 (1 new deaths, -50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,220 (52,481 total cases)
--- 1.1% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 112 (290 new cases, -35% change from previous week)
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#18. Charles County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 225 (368 total deaths)
--- 10.0% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.2 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,710 (33,810 total cases)
--- 3.6% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 178 (291 new cases, -7% change from previous week)
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#17. Queen Anne's County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 234 (118 total deaths)
--- 6.4% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.0 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 15,881 (8,001 total cases)
--- 20.6% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 131 (66 new cases, +20% change from previous week)
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#16. Harford County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 236 (603 total deaths)
--- 5.6% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.8 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 17,321 (44,245 total cases)
--- 13.4% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 119 (304 new cases, -12% change from previous week)
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#15. Prince George's County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 245 (2,226 total deaths)
--- 2.0% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.3 (3 new deaths, -40% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,104 (201,000 total cases)
--- 10.6% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 195 (1,772 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#14. Caroline County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 248 (83 total deaths)
--- 0.8% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.0 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,916 (6,653 total cases)
--- 0.4% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 102 (34 new cases, -17% change from previous week)
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#13. Talbot County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 250 (93 total deaths)
--- 0.0% less deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 17,178 (6,387 total cases)
--- 14.1% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 164 (61 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#12. Carroll County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 251 (423 total deaths)
--- 0.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.2 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 14,798 (24,927 total cases)
--- 26.0% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 129 (218 new cases, +11% change from previous week)
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#11. Cecil County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 261 (268 total deaths)
--- 4.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 17,454 (17,952 total cases)
--- 12.7% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 154 (158 new cases, -15% change from previous week)
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#10. Somerset County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 297 (76 total deaths)
--- 18.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,084 (5,657 total cases)
--- 10.5% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 90 (23 new cases, -45% change from previous week)
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#9. Baltimore city

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 311 (1,847 total deaths)
--- 24.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.5 (3 new deaths, -40% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,308 (132,396 total cases)
--- 11.6% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 169 (1,001 new cases, -13% change from previous week)
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#8. Baltimore County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 312 (2,585 total deaths)
--- 24.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.1 (9 new deaths, +80% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,534 (153,342 total cases)
--- 7.3% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 125 (1,033 new cases, -13% change from previous week)
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#7. Worcester County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 318 (166 total deaths)
--- 27.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.8 (2 new deaths, -33% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,838 (9,848 total cases)
--- 5.8% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 136 (71 new cases, -24% change from previous week)
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#6. Wicomico County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 329 (341 total deaths)
--- 31.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.9 (3 new deaths, +200% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,516 (22,292 total cases)
--- 7.6% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 154 (160 new cases, -29% change from previous week)
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#5. Dorchester County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 351 (112 total deaths)
--- 40.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.3 (2 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,982 (8,615 total cases)
--- 35.0% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 179 (57 new cases, -29% change from previous week)
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#4. Kent County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 376 (73 total deaths)
--- 50.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.1 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,345 (3,563 total cases)
--- 8.2% less cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 252 (49 new cases, +26% change from previous week)
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#3. Washington County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 397 (600 total deaths)
--- 58.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.7 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,191 (38,051 total cases)
--- 26.0% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 175 (265 new cases, +12% change from previous week)
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#2. Garrett County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 400 (116 total deaths)
--- 60.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,827 (6,333 total cases)
--- 9.2% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 162 (47 new cases, +12% change from previous week)
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#1. Allegany County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 527 (371 total deaths)
--- 110.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Maryland
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.3 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,166 (19,129 total cases)
--- 35.9% more cases per 100k residents than Maryland
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 328 (231 new cases, +29% change from previous week)

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