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WalletHub Study: California is the 6th safest state during COVID-19

With around 30% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of April 28, and vaccination being an essential component for full reopening of the economy, WalletHub released updated rankings for the Safest States During COVID-19, along with accompanying videos and audio files.

In order to find out the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. Our data set includes the rates of COVID-19 transmission, positive testing, hospitalizations and death, as well as the share of the eligible population getting vaccinated. Below, you can see highlights from the report, along with a WalletHub Q&A.

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

  • 10th – Vaccination Rate
  • 1st – Positive Testing Rate
  • 2nd – Hospitalization Rate
  • 23rd – Death Rate
  • 9th – Transmission Rate

Note: Rankings are based on data available as of 12:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

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

This article was released by WalletHub.