Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in South Carolina

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

Stacker compiled a list of the counties with highest COVID-19 death rates in South Carolina 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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#46. Berkeley County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 200 (456 total deaths)
--- 43.5% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,214 (59,744 total cases)
--- 18.2% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 252 (575 new cases, -15% change from previous week)
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#45. Beaufort County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 202 (389 total deaths)
--- 42.9% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,428 (48,852 total cases)
--- 20.7% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 202 (388 new cases, -11% change from previous week)
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#44. Richland County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 233 (968 total deaths)
--- 34.2% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,421 (143,109 total cases)
--- 7.4% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 330 (1,372 new cases, -28% change from previous week)
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#43. Charleston County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 237 (974 total deaths)
--- 33.1% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,961 (127,377 total cases)
--- 3.4% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 221 (908 new cases, -16% change from previous week)
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#42. York County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 247 (695 total deaths)
--- 30.2% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,782 (86,492 total cases)
--- 4.0% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 214 (601 new cases, -26% change from previous week)
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#41. Aiken County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 259 (442 total deaths)
--- 26.8% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,263 (46,584 total cases)
--- 15.0% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 239 (409 new cases, +2% change from previous week)
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#40. Edgefield County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 264 (72 total deaths)
--- 25.4% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,520 (7,502 total cases)
--- 14.2% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 246 (67 new cases, -4% change from previous week)
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#39. Allendale County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 276 (24 total deaths)
--- 22.0% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,093 (2,267 total cases)
--- 18.6% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 288 (25 new cases, +14% change from previous week)
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#38. Abbeville County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 281 (69 total deaths)
--- 20.6% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,001 (7,113 total cases)
--- 9.5% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 257 (63 new cases, +34% change from previous week)
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#37. Lancaster County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 292 (286 total deaths)
--- 17.5% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,832 (28,259 total cases)
--- 10.1% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 263 (258 new cases, -1% change from previous week)
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#36. Lexington County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 300 (896 total deaths)
--- 15.3% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,562 (109,228 total cases)
--- 14.0% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 367 (1,095 new cases, -17% change from previous week)
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#35. Dorchester County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 314 (511 total deaths)
--- 11.3% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 39,073 (63,614 total cases)
--- 21.9% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 317 (516 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#34. Jasper County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 316 (95 total deaths)
--- 10.7% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,923 (6,593 total cases)
--- 31.6% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 196 (59 new cases, -12% change from previous week)
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#33. Horry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 338 (1,197 total deaths)
--- 4.5% less deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.8 (3 new deaths, +50% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,977 (109,685 total cases)
--- 3.4% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 244 (863 new cases, -15% change from previous week)
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#32. Georgetown County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 370 (232 total deaths)
--- 4.5% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.6 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,539 (17,888 total cases)
--- 11.0% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 538 (337 new cases, +104% change from previous week)
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#31. Sumter County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 380 (406 total deaths)
--- 7.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.9 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,868 (31,875 total cases)
--- 6.8% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 187 (200 new cases, -18% change from previous week)
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#30. Saluda County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 381 (78 total deaths)
--- 7.6% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,608 (4,219 total cases)
--- 35.7% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 122 (25 new cases, -38% change from previous week)
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#29. Greenville County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 389 (2,036 total deaths)
--- 9.9% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,030 (188,631 total cases)
--- 12.4% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 244 (1,280 new cases, -16% change from previous week)
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#28. Kershaw County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 400 (266 total deaths)
--- 13.0% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,841 (24,518 total cases)
--- 14.9% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 282 (188 new cases, -31% change from previous week)
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#27. Marlboro County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 410 (107 total deaths)
--- 15.8% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.8 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,130 (8,914 total cases)
--- 6.5% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 245 (64 new cases, -38% change from previous week)
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#26. Calhoun County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 419 (61 total deaths)
--- 18.4% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,700 (3,158 total cases)
--- 32.3% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 241 (35 new cases, -12% change from previous week)
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#25. McCormick County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 423 (40 total deaths)
--- 19.5% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,133 (2,473 total cases)
--- 18.5% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 380 (36 new cases, +12% change from previous week)
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#24. Chesterfield County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 429 (196 total deaths)
--- 21.2% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,071 (13,271 total cases)
--- 9.3% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 158 (72 new cases, -29% change from previous week)
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#23. Greenwood County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 441 (312 total deaths)
--- 24.6% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,476 (24,413 total cases)
--- 7.5% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 531 (376 new cases, +87% change from previous week)
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#22. Oconee County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 441 (351 total deaths)
--- 24.6% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,114 (26,341 total cases)
--- 3.3% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 225 (179 new cases, 0% change from previous week)
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#21. Laurens County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 443 (299 total deaths)
--- 25.1% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,216 (20,394 total cases)
--- 5.8% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 353 (238 new cases, +34% change from previous week)
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#20. Hampton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 447 (86 total deaths)
--- 26.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,519 (5,482 total cases)
--- 11.0% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 271 (52 new cases, +27% change from previous week)
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#19. Florence County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 471 (651 total deaths)
--- 33.1% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.4 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,478 (46,298 total cases)
--- 4.4% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 321 (444 new cases, +4% change from previous week)
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#18. Darlington County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 479 (319 total deaths)
--- 35.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.5 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,010 (20,658 total cases)
--- 3.3% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 219 (146 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#17. Dillon County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 479 (146 total deaths)
--- 35.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 35,037 (10,679 total cases)
--- 9.3% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 207 (63 new cases, -27% change from previous week)
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#16. Williamsburg County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 481 (146 total deaths)
--- 35.9% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,914 (9,388 total cases)
--- 3.6% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 244 (74 new cases, +23% change from previous week)
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#15. Chester County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 481 (155 total deaths)
--- 35.9% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,639 (11,169 total cases)
--- 8.0% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 217 (70 new cases, -14% change from previous week)
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#14. Clarendon County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 486 (164 total deaths)
--- 37.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,101 (9,820 total cases)
--- 9.2% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 240 (81 new cases, +25% change from previous week)
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#13. Spartanburg County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 489 (1,565 total deaths)
--- 38.1% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,724 (104,645 total cases)
--- 2.1% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 231 (740 new cases, -39% change from previous week)
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#12. Fairfield County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 492 (110 total deaths)
--- 39.0% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,174 (6,743 total cases)
--- 5.9% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 206 (46 new cases, -45% change from previous week)
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#11. Orangeburg County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 494 (426 total deaths)
--- 39.5% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,857 (26,591 total cases)
--- 3.8% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 360 (310 new cases, -6% change from previous week)
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#10. Barnwell County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 494 (103 total deaths)
--- 39.5% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 30,202 (6,302 total cases)
--- 5.8% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 196 (41 new cases, -15% change from previous week)
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#9. Anderson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 503 (1,019 total deaths)
--- 42.1% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,051 (62,897 total cases)
--- 3.2% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 226 (457 new cases, -9% change from previous week)
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#8. Pickens County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 504 (640 total deaths)
--- 42.4% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 39,018 (49,508 total cases)
--- 21.7% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 263 (334 new cases, +6% change from previous week)
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#7. Newberry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 525 (202 total deaths)
--- 48.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 38,296 (14,721 total cases)
--- 19.4% more cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 343 (132 new cases, -19% change from previous week)
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#6. Bamberg County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 533 (75 total deaths)
--- 50.6% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,798 (3,910 total cases)
--- 13.3% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 277 (39 new cases, +8% change from previous week)
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#5. Marion County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 541 (166 total deaths)
--- 52.8% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,591 (9,685 total cases)
--- 1.5% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 205 (63 new cases, -34% change from previous week)
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#4. Union County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 564 (154 total deaths)
--- 59.3% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,385 (8,573 total cases)
--- 2.1% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 282 (77 new cases, -27% change from previous week)
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#3. Cherokee County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 565 (324 total deaths)
--- 59.6% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,637 (16,409 total cases)
--- 10.7% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 234 (134 new cases, -50% change from previous week)
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#2. Lee County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 570 (96 total deaths)
--- 61.0% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,835 (4,684 total cases)
--- 13.2% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 119 (20 new cases, -20% change from previous week)
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#1. Colleton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 589 (222 total deaths)
--- 66.4% more deaths per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,732 (10,072 total cases)
--- 16.6% less cases per 100k residents than South Carolina
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 234 (88 new cases, -19% change from previous week)

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