Updated: Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus – WalletHub Study

With nearly all of the 50 states in some form of lockdown to fight the spread of COVID-19, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus, as well as accompanying videos.

To identify which states are taking the most aggressive actions to combat coronavirus, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 51 key metrics. The data set ranges from tested cases of COVID-19 per capita to school closures, ICU beds, and shelter-in-place policies. Below, you can see highlights from WalletHub’s report, along with a summary of the largest changes in rank from our previous report and a Q&A with WalletHub analysts.

States with Most Aggressive Measures

States with Least Aggressive Measures

1. New York 42. Texas
2. District of Columbia 43. Utah
3. Alaska 44. Florida
4. Hawaii 45. Mississippi
5. New Jersey 46. Arkansas
6. Rhode Island 47. Wyoming
7. Washington 48. Alabama
8. Massachusetts 49. Nebraska
9. New Hampshire 50. South Dakota
10. West Virginia 51. Oklahoma

Note: Rankings reflect data available as of 1 p.m. ET on April 6, 2020.