BOSTON (CBS) – New England states are recovering quicker than most of the country from the coronavirus pandemic on the health and economic front, according to a new report by WalletHub,
The report from the personal finance website, which is titled “States that are Recovering the Quickest from COVID-19”, compared all 50 states and Washington D.C. on three different categories — COVID Health, Leisure & Travel, and Economy & Labor Market.READ MORE: Early Mock Draft Has Patriots Getting Alabama Receiver Jameson Williams
Included in these categories were 18 metrics, including percent of population vaccinated, positivity rate, hospitalization rate, average daily restaurant visits per capita, total weekly consumer spending against pre-COVID levels, and unemployment rate against pre-COVID levels.READ MORE: Fire Knocked Down On Roof Of Moderna Plant In Norwood
Maine finished third, only behind South Dakota and Nebraska. New Hampshire finished fifth, followed by Connecticut (eighth), Vermont (12th), Massachusetts (14th), and Rhode Island (15th).
At the bottom of the list was Louisiana.MORE NEWS: Carolina Hurricanes' Twitter Account Twists The Knife On Rough Stretch For Boston Sports
To see the full list of states, click here.