North Carolina is the 2nd Safest State During COVID-19

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With around 66.3% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and new cases on a general downward trend since the start of the year, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the Safest States During COVID-19.

In order to find out the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, the site compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. Our data set includes the level of COVID-19 community transmission, the rates of positive testing, hospitalizations and death, as well as the share of the eligible population getting vaccinated.

North Carolina’s Safety During Coronavirus (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 1st – Vaccination Rate
  • 23rd – Hospitalization Rate
  • 1st – Death Rate

Safest States During COVID

Overall Rank*  State Total Score 
1 South Dakota 81.80
2 North Carolina 75.16
3 Texas 75.03
4 California 74.51
5 Maryland 74.01
6 District of Columbia 73.64
7 Nevada 73.45
8 North Dakota 72.34
9 Colorado 71.87
10 Iowa** 68.88
11 Alabama 68.47
12 Rhode Island 67.81
13 Idaho 67.54
14 Nebraska 66.72
15 Virginia 66.40
16 Arkansas 66.26
17 New Jersey 64.91
18 Hawaii 64.20
19 Montana 64.03
20 Illinois 63.61
21 Utah 63.09
22 Louisiana 62.92
23 Pennsylvania 62.91
24 Florida 62.57
25 New Hampshire 62.55
26 Alaska 62.35
27 Washington 61.39
28 Massachusetts 61.35
29 Wyoming 60.21
30 Missouri 59.32
31 Vermont 59.14
32 Oregon 58.50
33 Mississippi 58.29
34 Connecticut 58.22
35 New York 57.45
36 South Carolina 56.80
37 Minnesota 55.18
38 Delaware 54.73
39 Tennessee 52.34
40 Kansas 51.80
41 Oklahoma 49.59
42 Ohio 48.94
43 New Mexico 48.71
44 Indiana 48.06
45 Wisconsin 44.41
46 Georgia 43.16
47 Michigan 40.18
48 West Virginia 37.77
49 Kentucky 30.70
50 Maine 30.15
51 Arizona 29.99

Note: Rankings are based on data available as of 12:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

To view the full report and your state’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/safest-states-during-covid/86567

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