Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Washington

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

Stacker compiled a list of the counties with highest COVID-19 death rates in Washington 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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#39. San Juan County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 11 (2 total deaths)
--- 94.0% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 10,096 (1,775 total cases)
--- 56.5% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 51 (9 new cases, -40% change from previous week)
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#38. Jefferson County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 93 (30 total deaths)
--- 48.9% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 12,706 (4,094 total cases)
--- 45.3% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 115 (37 new cases, -27% change from previous week)
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#37. Island County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 107 (91 total deaths)
--- 41.2% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 14,482 (12,330 total cases)
--- 37.6% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 92 (78 new cases, -22% change from previous week)
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#36. Skamania County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 124 (15 total deaths)
--- 31.9% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 16.6 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 13,995 (1,691 total cases)
--- 39.7% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 33 (4 new cases, -56% change from previous week)
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#35. King County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 135 (3,047 total deaths)
--- 25.8% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.0 (44 new deaths, +132% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,246 (501,153 total cases)
--- 4.1% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 152 (3,426 new cases, -16% change from previous week)
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#34. Kitsap County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 140 (380 total deaths)
--- 23.1% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.9 (8 new deaths, +300% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 17,523 (47,570 total cases)
--- 24.5% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 100 (271 new cases, -21% change from previous week)
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#33. Whatcom County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 141 (324 total deaths)
--- 22.5% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.3 (3 new deaths, -25% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,851 (45,507 total cases)
--- 14.5% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 109 (249 new cases, -23% change from previous week)
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#32. Snohomish County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 152 (1,253 total deaths)
--- 16.5% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.1 (17 new deaths, +31% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,664 (186,317 total cases)
--- 2.3% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 152 (1,249 new cases, -6% change from previous week)
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#31. Thurston County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 158 (458 total deaths)
--- 13.2% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.4 (7 new deaths, +133% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,827 (57,606 total cases)
--- 14.6% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 115 (334 new cases, -19% change from previous week)
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#30. Pierce County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 165 (1,493 total deaths)
--- 9.3% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.8 (16 new deaths, +14% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,805 (224,476 total cases)
--- 6.9% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 103 (931 new cases, -22% change from previous week)
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#29. Skagit County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 169 (219 total deaths)
--- 7.1% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 3.1 (4 new deaths, +300% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,053 (25,909 total cases)
--- 13.6% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 132 (170 new cases, 0% change from previous week)
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#28. Kittitas County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 169 (81 total deaths)
--- 7.1% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.2 (2 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 20,167 (9,667 total cases)
--- 13.1% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 31 (15 new cases, -62% change from previous week)
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#27. Douglas County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 175 (76 total deaths)
--- 3.8% less deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,727 (12,476 total cases)
--- 23.8% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 242 (105 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#26. Clark County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 183 (895 total deaths)
--- 0.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.0 (10 new deaths, -29% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,129 (103,160 total cases)
--- 9.0% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 91 (446 new cases, -36% change from previous week)
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#25. Whitman County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 192 (96 total deaths)
--- 5.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,068 (9,554 total cases)
--- 17.8% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 50 (25 new cases, -49% change from previous week)
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#24. Adams County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 200 (40 total deaths)
--- 9.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 5.0 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 27,008 (5,397 total cases)
--- 16.4% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 155 (31 new cases, -11% change from previous week)
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#23. Wahkiakum County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 201 (9 total deaths)
--- 10.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 22.3 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 13,258 (595 total cases)
--- 42.9% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 45 (2 new cases, -71% change from previous week)
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#22. Clallam County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 216 (167 total deaths)
--- 18.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.5 (5 new deaths, +67% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,505 (14,310 total cases)
--- 20.3% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 146 (113 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#21. Klickitat County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 227 (51 total deaths)
--- 24.7% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 18,047 (4,047 total cases)
--- 22.2% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 103 (23 new cases, -23% change from previous week)
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#20. Franklin County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 228 (217 total deaths)
--- 25.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.1 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 36,969 (35,203 total cases)
--- 59.3% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 175 (167 new cases, -20% change from previous week)
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#19. Grant County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 230 (225 total deaths)
--- 26.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,560 (28,890 total cases)
--- 27.4% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 341 (333 new cases, +10% change from previous week)
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#18. Chelan County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 231 (178 total deaths)
--- 26.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.5 (5 new deaths, +400% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 29,321 (22,636 total cases)
--- 26.3% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 227 (175 new cases, +6% change from previous week)
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#17. Mason County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 237 (158 total deaths)
--- 30.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.5 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,404 (14,291 total cases)
--- 7.8% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 124 (83 new cases, -29% change from previous week)
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#16. Benton County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 244 (499 total deaths)
--- 34.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.5 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,481 (58,212 total cases)
--- 22.7% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 172 (351 new cases, -10% change from previous week)
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#15. Lincoln County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 265 (29 total deaths)
--- 45.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,598 (2,472 total cases)
--- 2.6% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 46 (5 new cases, -62% change from previous week)
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#14. Walla Walla County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 268 (163 total deaths)
--- 47.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 6.6 (4 new deaths, +100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 28,650 (17,408 total cases)
--- 23.4% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 146 (89 new cases, -21% change from previous week)
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#13. Pend Oreille County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 270 (37 total deaths)
--- 48.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,885 (2,729 total cases)
--- 14.3% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 146 (20 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#12. Spokane County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 284 (1,487 total deaths)
--- 56.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.1 (11 new deaths, -21% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 26,910 (140,684 total cases)
--- 16.0% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 140 (734 new cases, -5% change from previous week)
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#11. Grays Harbor County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 285 (214 total deaths)
--- 56.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.0 (3 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 25,201 (18,916 total cases)
--- 8.6% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 109 (82 new cases, -27% change from previous week)
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#10. Pacific County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 289 (65 total deaths)
--- 58.8% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,363 (4,351 total cases)
--- 16.6% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 80 (18 new cases, -31% change from previous week)
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#9. Okanogan County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 310 (131 total deaths)
--- 70.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.4 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,685 (9,583 total cases)
--- 2.3% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 154 (65 new cases, -18% change from previous week)
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#8. Garfield County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 315 (7 total deaths)
--- 73.1% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,730 (439 total cases)
--- 15.0% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 45 (1 new cases, -75% change from previous week)
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#7. Asotin County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 319 (72 total deaths)
--- 75.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,119 (4,995 total cases)
--- 4.7% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 146 (33 new cases, -37% change from previous week)
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#6. Yakima County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 328 (822 total deaths)
--- 80.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 4.4 (11 new deaths, +83% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 31,472 (78,954 total cases)
--- 35.6% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 193 (485 new cases, -23% change from previous week)
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#5. Cowlitz County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 336 (372 total deaths)
--- 84.6% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.8 (2 new deaths, -33% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 23,098 (25,545 total cases)
--- 0.5% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 118 (130 new cases, +2% change from previous week)
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#4. Stevens County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 341 (156 total deaths)
--- 87.4% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 2.2 (1 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 19,924 (9,110 total cases)
--- 14.2% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 147 (67 new cases, +2% change from previous week)
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#3. Lewis County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 343 (277 total deaths)
--- 88.5% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 1.2 (1 new deaths, -75% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 24,288 (19,602 total cases)
--- 4.7% more cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 102 (82 new cases, -27% change from previous week)
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#2. Ferry County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 393 (30 total deaths)
--- 115.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, -100% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 21,227 (1,619 total cases)
--- 8.5% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 197 (15 new cases, -21% change from previous week)
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#1. Columbia County

- Cumulative deaths per 100k: 402 (16 total deaths)
--- 120.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Washington
- New deaths per 100k in the past week: 0.0 (0 new deaths, 0% change from previous week)
- Cumulative cases per 100k: 16,813 (670 total cases)
--- 27.6% less cases per 100k residents than Washington
- New cases per 100k in the past week: 25 (1 new cases, -50% change from previous week)

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