With Thanksgiving approaching but many people changing the way they celebrate in order to minimize COVID-19 transmission, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the Safest States to Spend Thanksgiving, as well as accompanying videos.
WalletHub compared the 50 states across 10 key metrics to see which provide the safest conditions for the Thanksgiving holiday. Our data set includes metrics examining how the state is handling the COVID-19 pandemic, such as positive tests and deaths per capita in the past week, as well as other indicators of general safety like the crime rate and the average number of DUI-related fatalities in November.
Thanksgiving Safety in Washington (1=Safest; 25=Avg.):
7th – COVID-19 Positive Tests in the Past Week per Capita
5th – COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate This Week
26th – Share of Multigenerational Households
2nd – Share of Offline Homes
11th – DUI-fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes Around Thanksgiving
For the full report, please visit: