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Report: Nevada ranks towards bottom of safest states during COVID-19

Posted at 6:33 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 09:27:50-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNVO — When it comes to the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nevada is near the bottom of the list according to a WalletHub report.

The Silver State ranked 48 out of 51 as the list includes Washington, D.C.

Alaska took the top spot as the safest state, followed by Vermont and Colorado. Arizona ranked last.

Source: WalletHub

SafestLeast Safe
1. Alaska42. Kansas
2. Vermont43. Arkansas
3. Colorado44. Pennsylvania
4. Montana45. California
5. North Dakota46. Georgia
6. Hawaii47. South Carolina
7. Iowa48. Nevada
8. Utah49. Mississippi
9. Minnesota50. Alabama
10. Missouri51. Arizona

WalletHub says it looked at five factors including hospitalizations and deaths.

The list also looked at how much of the eligible population was vaccinated.

View the full report and methodology here.