WalletHub has recently analyzed the data available surrounding COVID and which states have been the safest amid the pandemic. New York has ranked as number 7 out of the entire country.
At the moment, 55% of the entire country is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Data used to determine the safety of states shows Massachusetts is the safest state overall, and Alabama is the least safe.
Further analysis looked at red states vs. blue states, showing that blue states are more safe during COVID-19.
Analysts used vaccination rates, positive testing rates, hospitalization rates, death rates, and estimated transmission rates to come to these conclusions.