Sat. Jun 10th, 2023
The state of Missouri coming up in the middle with it’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new report by Wallethub of the “Most Aggressive States Against The Coronavirus” ranks Missouri 32nd of all 50 states based on 51 key metrics of data, including ICU beds, shelter-in-place policies and more.
Currently, New York is 1st and Oklahoma is 50th. Just 2 weeks ago in the same report, Missouri ranked 10th.
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.
Biggest Changes in Rank from the Previous Report (on March 24)
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