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Study: Indiana is one of the least aggressive states against COVID-19

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Posted at 3:15 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 15:17:27-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A study released by WalletHub on Tuesday found which states were the most aggressive against the coronavirus — and Indiana wasn't even close.

In comparing measures taken by all 50 states, WalletHub gathered data that incorporated COVID-19 cases per capita, current state legislation on the pandemic to uninsured populations and share of the workforce in affected industries.

The ten most aggressive states against COVID-19, according to WalletHub, are:

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Connecticut
  3. Maryland
  4. New York
  5. Washington
  6. Massachusetts
  7. New Jersey
  8. Minnesota
  9. Vermont
  10. District of Columbia

The ten least aggressive states against COVID-19, according to WalletHub, are:

  1. Wyoming
  2. Mississippi
  3. Texas
  4. Nevada
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Missouri
  7. Hawaii
  8. Kansas
  9. Tennessee
  10. Indiana

According to the data gathered, the Hoosier state has one of the lowest public healthcare spending per capita.

The methodology behind this study three key dimensions, "prevention and containment," "risk factors and infrastructure," and "economic impact."