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Safest States During COVID: Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 2381 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

Safest States During COVID-19

Wallet Hub, Nov 23, 2021

As the U.S. continues its efforts to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for a potential winter surge, staying safe is one of Americans’ top concerns. Safety is also essential for getting the economy back on track, as the lower COVID-19 transmission and deaths are in a state, the fewer restrictions there will be and the more confidence people will have to shop in person. While the country has mostly reopened, we’ll only be able to completely get back to life as normal once most of the population is fully vaccinated against coronavirus. The good news is that the U.S. is picking up speed with vaccination, as around 59% of the population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of November 21.

Some states are already safer than others, though, based on how well they have kept the pandemic under control and how much they are vaccinating. 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. Their 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….

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Overall Rank*  10
State Hawaii
Total Score  77.96
Highest Vaccination Rate 4
Lowest Positive Test Rate 3
Lowest Hospitalization Rate 1
Lowest Transmission Rate 50

 

 

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