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WalletHub: States ranked on amount of COVID-19 restrictions, Nevada is 27th

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Posted at 11:06 PM, Jan 26, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada ranks 27th in a new study by WalletHub that compared the 50 states and Washington, D.C., based on COVID-19 restrictions.

To identify which states have the fewest coronavirus restrictions, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 14 key metrics.

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Their data ranges from whether restaurants are open to whether the state has required face masks in public and workplace temperature screenings.

Our neighboring state, Arizona, moved from 45 to 30, up 15 positions. Due in part to the fact that the state has reopened bars while maintaining some service limits and has loosened restrictions on workplace temperature screenings.

California on the other hand ranks at 51, the state with the most pandemic-related restrictions.

States with the Fewest RestrictionsStates with the Most Restrictions
1. Oklahoma42. Illinois
2. South Dakota43. Hawaii
3. Iowa44. North Carolina
4. Arkansas45. Vermont
5. Florida46. Washington
6. Utah47. New Mexico
7. Missouri48. District of Columbia
8. Wisconsin49. Massachusetts
9. Alaska50. Virginia
10. South Carolina51. California

Note: Rankings are based on data available as of 12:30 p.m. ET on January 25, 2021.

View the full report at WalletHub.com.