States Slowing Down the Most During the COVID-19 Pandemic – WalletHub Study

With many industries in the U.S. ground to a halt because of the coronavirus social distancing restrictions, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States Slowing Down the Most During the COVID-19 Pandemic, as well as accompanying videos.

In order to find out which states are slowing down most during the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub used Google data to compare the 50 states across six key metrics. Each metric measures the percentage point increase or decrease in visits to various types of places due to coronavirus. Below, you can see highlights from the report, along with a WalletHub Q&A.

States Slowing Down the Most

States Slowing Down the Least

1. Hawaii 41. West Virginia
2. New York 42. Tennessee
3. New Jersey 43. Indiana
4. Vermont 44. Ohio
5. Nevada 45. Alabama
6. Florida 46. Iowa
7. California 47. Kentucky
8. Montana 48. Arkansas
9. Michigan 49. Kansas
10. Massachusetts 50. Nebraska

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