Clear Correlation: Low Restrictions = Low Unemployment (green, lower left) High restrictions = High Unemployment (red, upper right)
No Correlation: Death Rates vs COVID Restrictions
States with the Fewest Coronavirus Restrictions
From Wallet Hub, Apr 6, 2021
The U.S. is making considerable progress with the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, and as a result states have been rolling back restrictions on business and gatherings. We still have months to go before we can achieve a full reopening across the U.S., but certain states are removing restrictions faster than others.
In order to determine the states with the fewest coronavirus restrictions, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 13 key metrics. Their data set ranges from whether restaurants are open to whether the state has required face masks in public and workplace temperature screenings….
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States with the Fewest COVID-19 Restrictions
||Delta in Overall Rank vs. March 2, 2021
Overtime Changes to State Social Distancing Measures
||Overall Rank, as of April 6, 2021
||Overall Rank, as of March 2, 2021
||Overall Rank, as of January 26, 2021
||Overall Rank, as of October 6, 2020