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Arkansas ranks 2nd least safe state during the Covid-19 recent study shows



Conway, Arkansas – A recent study ranks Arkansas 2nd least safe state during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The study was conducted by The Wallet, personal finance website, and their study compared all US states across five key metrics. They took into consideration positive testing, rates of Covid-19 transmission, hospitalizations, deaths and vaccination rates.

Out of all states, Missouri was the only state with worse rank than Arkansas.

The Natural State ranked near the bottom of nearly every category.

  • 45th – Vaccination Rate
  • 48th – Positive Testing Rate
  • 50th – Hospitalization Rate
  • 46th – Death Rate
  • 50th – Transmission Rate

According to the latest Covid-19 report, Arkansas added 1,000 new confirmed cases and this was the biggest increase on a daily basis since February.

The study shows that the safest states during the pandemic are Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Hawaii, and New Mexico.

For detailed methodology, additional details and the full list of states can be found here.

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