Which of the following states has the highest Covid-19 death rate in the nation?
As of August 17, 2020, a larger portion of New Jersey's population has died from C-19 than any other state in the nation. In New Jersey, 0.179% of the state's people have perished from C-19, and New York is close behind at 0.168%. Compared to the other states, the Covid-19 death rate in New Jersey is 4.0 times higher than in Florida (0.045%) and is 5.1 times higher than in Texas (0.035%). Despite these facts, many media outlets have vilified the governors of the states with these low death rates while showering praise on the governors of states with the highest death rates in the nation.
DocumentationC-19 State Comparisons