For what seems like an eternity of social distancing and the closure of non-essential businesses in order to fight coronavirus. Today all states have partially opened Wallethub did a survey comparing all fifty states and The District of Columbia to determine which have the fewest coronavirus restrictions. We will look at that report and see how Texas ranked.

 
Coronavirus Restrictions in Texas (1=Fewest, 25=Avg.):

1st – Requirement to Wear a Face Mask in Public

8th – Travel Restrictions

2nd – Large Gatherings Restrictions

7th – Strictness of “Shelter in Place” Order

22nd – Reopening of Non-Essential Businesses

11th – Reopening of Restaurants and Bars

Basically Texas was pretty relaxed compared to other states restrictions.  Ranked are least restrictions to strictest nationally.

 

States with the Fewest COVID-19 Restrictions

Overall RankStateTotal ScoreDelta in Overall Rank vs. May 19
1South Dakota92.290
2North Dakota75.597
3Wisconsin73.89-1
4Idaho67.08-1
4Utah67.081
6Missouri64.79-2
7Alaska64.1710
8Montana63.37-1
9Wyoming62.36-3
10Tennessee59.863
11Iowa58.40-1
12Florida55.635
13Arizona55.31-5
14South Carolina54.445
15Texas54.41-3
16Nebraska53.964
17Alabama53.33-6
18Kansas52.573
19Louisiana50.5610
20Arkansas48.82-6
21North Carolina48.5415
22Kentucky48.4414
23West Virginia46.94-9
24Indiana46.60-8
25Michigan45.8316
26Nevada45.761
27Connecticut45.5614
28Mississippi44.17-6
29Ohio43.169
30Minnesota43.13-4
31Washington42.2213
32Oregon41.18-8
33Rhode Island40.2117
34Maine39.170
34Oklahoma39.17-11
36District of Columbia37.7113
37Colorado37.50-6
38Delaware36.701
39Georgia36.67-11
40New York35.001
41Pennsylvania34.72-16
42Maryland32.22-12
43Illinois30.978
44Massachusetts30.004
45Virginia26.25-12
46Vermont23.131
47New Mexico19.06-3
48Hawaii16.81-2
49New Jersey16.53-10
50California16.46-18
51New Hampshire16.04-16