- European COVID-19 case fatality rate is nearly 1.5x higher than the United States.
- As of October 6, Europe has a 4.1% case fatality rate, while the U.S. has a 2.7% case fatality rate.
- Italy and the United Kingdom have the highest rates at 10.9% and 8.0% respectively. This is higher than any state in the U.S..
- The U.S. COVID-19 case fatality rate remains low in the majority of the country.
- 33 states have case fatality rates below the U.S. average.
- New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York have the highest rates at 7.7%, 7.6%, 7.0%, and 5.5% respectively.