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.