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States where small businesses have been most affected by COVID-19 epidemic

As it turns out, Hawaii’s small businesses are the most affected by the COVID-19 epidemic in the U.S. Nevada took second place overall. To determine the states in which small businesses are hit hardest by COVID-19, WalletHub, compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 12 key metrics. These were divided into three major categories: “Impact & Access to Resources,” “Small-Business Financial Conditions” and “Business Environment & Workforce Support.”

States in which businesses are hit hardest by COVID-19

  1. Hawaii
  2. Nevada
  3. South Dakota
  4. Mississippi
  5. South Carolina
  6. Louisiana
  7. Arizona
  8. Nebraska
  9. North Carolina
  10. North Dakota
  11. West Virginia
  12. Georgia
  13. Kentucky
  14. Tennessee
  15. Montana
  16. Florida
  17. Idaho
  18. Wyoming
  19. Maine
  20. New Mexico
  21. New Hampshire
  22. Arkansas
  23. Kansas
  24. Washington
  25. Vermont
  26. Virginia
  27. Alabama
  28. Michigan
  29. Delaware
  30. New York
  31. Iowa
  32. Alaska
  33. Indiana
  34. Oklahoma
  35. Utah
  36. California
  37. Rhode Island
  38. Colorado
  39. Texas
  40. Maryland
  41. Missouri
  42. Oregon
  43. New Jersey
  44. Minnesota
  45. Illinois
  46. Connecticut
  47. Wisconsin
  48. Ohio
  49. Pennsylvania
  50. Massachusetts
  51. District of Columbia
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
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