The coronavirus restrictions are different across all 50 states. Texas was one of the states that started to open things back up last Friday (May, 1st). Well, not surprisingly, Texas has some of the fewest restrictions in regard to the coronavirus in the country. Here's how all the states ranked.

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

Here is some of the criteria WalletHub used to come to this conclusion.

  • Requirement to wear a face mask in public
  • Travel restrictions
  • Large gathering restrictions
  • Statewide school restart
  • Reopening of restaurants and bars
  • Reopening of non-essential businesses
  • Strictness of 'shelter in place' order
  • Suspension or postponement of legislative sessions
  • Guidance on elective surgery and medical procedures