The death rate from the Corona virus in the US state of North Dakota is the highest in the world, according to an analysis of data conducted by the Federation of American Scientists.
The analysis showed that the death rate in this state is 18.2 deaths per million people. Meanwhile, South Dakota has 17.4 deaths per million, the third-worst rate in the world.
📍NEW: North Dakota & South Dakota rank #1 & #3…. Our analysis shows 18 of the 50 worst #COVID19 hotspots with the highest mortality worldwide are in the US. And all this reflects deaths arising from older cases arising 3 weeks ago in Oct. Nov case surging➡️bad Dec death wave. pic.twitter.com/AgdSum14Dw
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) November 16, 2020
The state’s daily report on Corona showed that 1089 new cases of corona were recorded on November 16, and 743 deaths.
Source: “The Hill”