The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many to be stuck in their home state for almost an entire year now, but what if your state isn't exactly one of the safest places to be?

A new study graded each state on a 100-point scale based on the COVID-19 transmission rate, positive testing rate, hospitalization rate, death rate and vaccination rate, with a higher score indicating safer conditions.

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12. Wisconsin - 67.33/100

11. Washington - 67.33/100

10. Iowa - 67.38/100

9. Vermont - 68.32/100

8. Oregon - 69/100

7. Montana - 69.24/100

6. Minnesota - 69.68/100

5. South Dakota - 70.03/100

4. New Mexico - 71.03/100

3. North Dakota - 74.53/100

2. Hawaii - 79.79/100

1. Alaska - 80.14/100

The study finds the least safe states to be in during the COVID-19 pandemic include Texas, New Jersey, Delaware, New York and Georgia, with Virginia taking the last place.