September 17, 2021
Mississippi now leads the country in highest deaths per capita at more than 306 deaths per 100,000. In addition to having the highest death rate in the country, the state also nears the top of the entire world in deaths per capita at No. 2. Photo courtesy Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash
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Even as Mississippi’s COVID-19 infection rates are beginning to slightly decrease from the midsummer high, the state now leads not only the country but almost the entire world in deaths ...