Safest States During COVID-19

Feb. 26, 2021
A study looks at the country using the rate of vaccinations, positive testing, hospitalization, death and transmission rates.

While the U.S. is still battling COVID-19, some states are doing a better job at staying safe. In order to identify the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics:

  •  Vaccination Rate
  •  Positive Testing Rate
  •  Hospitalization Rate
  •  Death Rate
  • Transmission Rate

 While this slideshow highlights the states that have done well, here is a list of those that ranked lower. 

42. Tennessee

43. Deleware

44. New Jersey

45. Texas

46. Alabama

47. Georgia

48. Rhode Island

49. New York

50. South Carolina

51. Ohio

Source of data: Wallet Hub

About the Author

Adrienne Selko | Senior Editor

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Adrienne Selko is also the senior editor at Material Handling and Logistics and is a former editor of IndustryWeek. 




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