This is the County in the Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19
The ongoing spread of the Delta variant is claiming lives and threatening a return to normalcy in the United States. So far, 605,780 Americans have died from the virus -- more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined.
In the Spokane-Spokane Valley metropolitan area, located in Washington, a total of 734 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 132 fatalities for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, 185 deaths have been attributed to the virus per 100,000 people.
Though deaths attributable to the virus are less common across the metro area than they are nationwide, some parts of the metro area have more deaths per capita than others.
The broader Spokane metro area comprises three counties or county equivalents -- and of them, Spokane County has had the most COVID-19 fatalities per capita. So far, the per capita coronavirus death rate in Spokane County stands at 139 for every 100,000 people.
Though it has the highest per capita death rate in the Spokane-Spokane Valley metro area, Spokane County ranks among the middle 50% of all U.S. counties or county equivalents with at least one COVID-19 fatality by death rate per capita.
All COVID-19 data used in this story are current as of July 28, 2021.
|Rank||Geography||Deaths per 100,000 people||Total deaths||Confirmed cases per 100,000 people||Total confirmed cases|
|1||Spokane County, WA||139||693||9,820||48,890|
|2||Stevens County, WA||72||32||5,491||2,428|
|3||Pend Oreille County, WA||68||9||6,392||845|