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New Jersey is the 5th Least Safe State During COVID-19

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, With around 30% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of April 28, and vaccination being an essential component for full reopening of the economy, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the Safest States During COVID-19, along with accompanying videos and audio files.

In order to find out the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. The data set includes the rates of COVID-19 transmission, positive testing, hospitalizations and death, as well as the share of the eligible population getting vaccinated. Below, you can see highlights from the report, along with a WalletHub Q&A.

New Jersey’s Safety During Coronavirus (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 48th – Positive Testing Rate
  • 46th – Hospitalization Rate
  • 51st – Death Rate
  • 15th – Transmission Rate

Note: Rankings are based on data available as of 12:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

To view the full report and your state’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/safest-states-during-covid/86567

8 thoughts on “New Jersey is the 5th Least Safe State During COVID-19

  1. Poor management by Dictator Murphy….

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  2. LOL. File this under “what did you expect in the most densely populated state”. It’s called science kids.

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    1. so killing senior citizens in nursing homes is “science” ?

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  3. Actually yes. High infection rates and high death rates occur more frequently in high density areas than in low density areas. That is science.

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    1. willfully jamming covid infected people in nursing homes is murder, and “That is science”.

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  4. I believe our Governor did an excellent job.
    Some who have nothing but bad to say should be quiet. Have YOU ever dealt with a pandemic before! I wonder what they would say about you!

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    1. ever read a book?

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  5. Murphy is an absolute asshole I can’t wait until he is gone

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