SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is the sixth-least safe state during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study by WalletHub found.
WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia with one another by examining five key areas.
According to a report on the study, researchers considered the rates of COVID-19 transmission, positive testing, hospitalizations and death, and the share of the eligible population getting vaccinated.
A news release from WalletHub lists the top 10 safest and least safe states:
1. New Hampshire
6. Rhode Island
47. New York
48. West Virginia
49. New Jersey