Colorado ranks 33rd for COVID-19 safety

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DENVER (KDVR) – Colorado ranks as the 33rd safest state for COVID-19 in a WalletHub study released on Thursday.

WalletHub looked at five key metrics to determine the rankings: vaccination rate for the eligible population, positive testing rate, hospitalizations rate, death rate and transmission rate.

The United States has 43% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of June 9, according to WalletHub.

Here’s the top ten safest states and the ten least safe states (as ranked by WalletHub):

SafestLeast Safe
1. Vermont42. Indiana
2. Massachusetts43. Wisconsin
3. California44. Kentucky
4. Hawaii45. Alabama
5. Connecticut46. Missouri
6. New Hampshire47. Wyoming
7. Alaska48. Florida
8. Rhode Island49. Georgia
9. District of Columbia50. West Virginia
10. New York51. Montana

Want to see the full list? Check it out here.

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