With around 67% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and new cases down a lot since the start of the year, personal finance site 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
- 28th – Hospitalization Rate
- 1st – Death Rate
- 15th – Level of Community Transmission
Note: Rankings are based on data available as of 12:30 p.m. ET on August 24, 2022.
Safest States During COVID:
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