Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Nevada

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

Stacker compiled a list of the counties with highest COVID-19 death rates in Nevada 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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#17. Eureka County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 99 (2 total deaths)
--- 73.2% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 8,576 (174 total cases)
--- 68.4% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 49 (1 new cases, 0% change from previous week)
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#16. Lincoln County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 154 (8 total deaths)
--- 58.3% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 10,805 (560 total cases)
--- 60.2% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 0 (0 new cases, -100% change from previous week)
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#15. Douglas County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 194 (95 total deaths)
--- 47.4% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 16,968 (8,298 total cases)
--- 37.6% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 41 (20 new cases, -47% change from previous week)
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#14. White Pine County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 230 (22 total deaths)
--- 37.7% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 17,871 (1,712 total cases)
--- 34.2% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 52 (5 new cases, +400% change from previous week)
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#13. Elko County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 265 (140 total deaths)
--- 28.2% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 23,713 (12,515 total cases)
--- 12.7% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 83 (44 new cases, -8% change from previous week)
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#12. Washoe County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 268 (1,263 total deaths)
--- 27.4% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.3 (6 new deaths, +500% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,489 (120,184 total cases)
--- 6.2% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 104 (492 new cases, -21% change from previous week)
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#11. Lyon County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 311 (179 total deaths)
--- 15.7% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,835 (11,407 total cases)
--- 27.0% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 56 (32 new cases, -49% change from previous week)
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#10. Storey County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 340 (14 total deaths)
--- 7.9% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 4,026 (166 total cases)
--- 85.2% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 24 (1 new cases, 0% change from previous week)
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#9. Humboldt County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 345 (58 total deaths)
--- 6.5% less deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 15,911 (2,678 total cases)
--- 41.5% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 36 (6 new cases, +50% change from previous week)
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#8. Lander County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 380 (21 total deaths)
--- 3.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,542 (1,247 total cases)
--- 17.1% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 36 (2 new cases, +100% change from previous week)
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#7. Clark County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 392 (8,878 total deaths)
--- 6.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.2 (50 new deaths, +35% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,002 (634,733 total cases)
--- 3.0% more cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 82 (1,851 new cases, -28% change from previous week)
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#6. Mineral County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 400 (18 total deaths)
--- 8.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,276 (1,409 total cases)
--- 15.1% more cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 67 (3 new cases, -67% change from previous week)
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#5. Carson City

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 402 (225 total deaths)
--- 8.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,423 (16,452 total cases)
--- 8.3% more cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 80 (45 new cases, -41% change from previous week)
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#4. Esmeralda County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 458 (4 total deaths)
--- 24.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 13,631 (119 total cases)
--- 49.8% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 0 (0 new cases, -100% change from previous week)
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#3. Pershing County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 461 (31 total deaths)
--- 24.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,874 (2,278 total cases)
--- 24.6% more cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 89 (6 new cases, +50% change from previous week)
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#2. Churchill County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 470 (117 total deaths)
--- 27.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,114 (7,252 total cases)
--- 7.1% more cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 88 (22 new cases, -41% change from previous week)
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#1. Nye County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 598 (278 total deaths)
--- 62.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Nevada
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,122 (8,431 total cases)
--- 33.3% less cases per 100k residents than Nevada
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 47 (22 new cases, -19% change from previous week)

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