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Hawaii--Biggest Health Improvement During COVID-19
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States with the Biggest Health Improvements During COVID-19

From Wallet Hub, Jun 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is one of the deadliest health crises the U.S. has ever faced. The social distancing restrictions put in place by states have proven effective, but while deaths from COVID-19 have been on an overall downward trend since May, states must be wary of any spikes as they reopen and adjust their plans accordingly.

States’ COVID-19 infection rates, hospitalization rates and death rates are not only vital from both a public health standpoint but also from an economic perspective because they dictate the pace at which areas can safely reopen for business. Until the potential benefits outweigh the health risks, states will not be able to move to their next phases of reopening, and thus will not see substantial economic growth.

In order to determine where Americans’ health is recovering most from the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus where reopening efforts can accelerate, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 13 key metrics. Those include the COVID-19 death rate, hospitalization rate and the rate at which people test positive. This report focuses on the latest developments in each state rather than which states have been hit the hardest throughout the pandemic, and seeks to highlight which states have experienced a positive trend in their residents’ health in the past few weeks….

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