As of July 11th, Leon County has the lowest COVID death rate among Florida counties with a population of over 100,000. Leon County, with a total of 8 COVID fatalities, has a death rate of 2.7 deaths per 100,000 population.
The table below shows the ranking of death rates for the 36 large Florida counties.
Other North Florida counties on the list include Escambia (16.7), Santa Rosa (6.0), Okaloosa (4.7) and Bay (4.6)
Miami-Dade leads the state with 1,139 fatalities and a death rate of 41.9 per 100,000.
The Florida death rate is 19.8 fatalities per 100,000 and ranks 25th when compared to the fifty states.
The overall US death rate is 41.6 fatalities per 100,000 population.
Florida Large County Ranking of COVID Death Rates