North Carolina, second safest state in the country in pandemic

More than two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemicefforts continue in the country to overcome the virus and its different variants.

Staying safe is one of the main concerns of americansseeing the need for the economy to recover as soon as possible.

It is expected that the lower the transmission and the COVID-19 deaths in one state, there will be fewer restrictions and more confidence people will have to shop in person.

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Although most restrictions have now been lifted and the number of new cases of COVID-19 has been declining, increasing the percentage of people who have been vaccinated and received booster doses remains key to getting back on track.

It is estimated that until May 10 about 66.3% of the population in the country has been fully vaccinated.

But there are some states that are safer than others.

The specialized site WalletHub compared the 50 states of the country and the District of Columbia to determine which are the safest during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WalletHub used five key metrics, highlighting the level of community transmission of the virus, rates of positive tests, hospitalizations, and deaths, as well as the proportion of the eligible population that gets vaccinated.

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Under this scenario, the state of north carolina is the second safest in the country with a total score of 75.16, only surpassed by South Dakota (81.80)

The ratings of North Carolina they were as follows:

1º – Vaccination Rate

23 – Hospitalization Rate

1st – Mortality rate