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News by Topic: Mortality

Aug 5, 2022 - Reports on rural COVID-19 infection and mortality rates for the week of July 26-August 1. Notes a 5% decline in new infections in rural areas. Offers charts of infection and death rates over time and a county-level data map.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Jul 28, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 infections and deaths during the week of July 19-25, noting a 50% higher rural death rate than the metropolitan rate during the week. Offers county-level data and charts of infection and death rates over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Jul 26, 2022 - Announces $8.5 million in funding to address rural maternal health and mortality disparities and maternal health disparities for Black and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women by increasing access to postpartum care. Outlines 3 new funding opportunities aiming to support maternal health interventions and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment during pregnancy and postpartum periods.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jul 21, 2022 - Reports on rural COVID-19 infection rates for the week of July 12-18, noting a continued increase in new infections in both rural and urban counties. Offers county-level data and charts of infection and death rates over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Jul 13, 2022 - Reports county-level data on COVID-19 infection during the week of July 5-11, noting a 20% growth in rural infections compared to a 9% metro increase. Offers a county-level data map and charts of infection and mortality trends.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Jun 29, 2022 - Reports rural and metro COVID-19 infection and mortality rates fro the week of June 21-27, noting persistently high rates of counties in both metro and nonmetro areas that exceed 100 cases per 100,000 population. Offers county- and state-level data and charts of infection and mortality rates over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Jun 22, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 infection and mortality rates for the week of June 14-20 in rural and metro counties, noting a drop in deaths and a 7% decrease in rural infections compared to 2 weeks prior. Offers a county-level data map and charts of COVID-19 trends over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Jun 16, 2022 - Report of rural COVID-19 infection and mortality rates for the week of June 7-13, noting an 18% increase in rural deaths at 433. Offers a county-level data map, infection and mortality trends over time, and state-level metro and rural new-infection rates.
Source: The Daily Yonder