> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 27: 346 per 100,000 people — 21st highest (total: 7,252)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 27: 16 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 329)
> Tests as of May 27: 8,621 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (total: 180,646)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/11/2020
> Est. peak date: 4/30/2020 (est. 1,143 active infections)
> Population: 2,095,428
A modified stay-at-home order is in effect through May 31. Some nonessential businesses and services, including retailers, will be allowed to reopen after that at 25% capacity. Gatherings of more than five people are not allowed. Retailers with large stores will have to limit capacity to 20%.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham recently announced that starting June 1, restaurants will be allowed to resume indoor seating at 50% capacity. Gyms will also be allowed to reopen and operate at 50%. Malls, barbershops, and tattoo parlors will be able to operate at 25% capacity.
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 27: 1,868 per 100,000 people — the highest (total: 364,965)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 27: 121 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (total: 23,643)
> Tests as of May 27: 9,270 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (total: 1,811,544)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/1/2020
> Est. peak date: 3/23/2020 (est. 108,065 active infections)
> Population: 19,542,209
Though limited reopenings began in certain regions on May 15, the statewide stay-at-home order expired on May 28 with social distancing rules remaining in place. Low-risk businesses and recreational activities such as landscaping and gardening, drive-in movie theaters, and tennis can resume. Nonessential gatherings of any size are still banned. However, religious gatherings limited to 10 people can resume starting May 21. Construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail (for curbside pickup only), agriculture, forestry, and fishing can resume operations.
New York City — the epicenter of the coronavirus in the United States — will not begin the process of reopening until June 8.
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 27: 237 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 24,628)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 27: 8 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 794)
> Tests as of May 27: 3,507 per 100,000 people — 14th lowest (total: 364,156)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/3/2020
> Est. peak date: 5/13/2020 (est. 2,388 active infections)
> Population: 10,383,620
North Carolina entered its first phase of reponening on May 8, allowing retailers to operate at 50% capacity and child care centers to reopen. The modified stay-at-home order expired on May 22, when the state entered phase 2. Under the new rules, gatherings of up to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors are allowed. The state also advises residents to maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others in public and wear a facemask. Restaurants are now open but must operate at reduced capacity and follow strict sanitation and social distancing guidelines. Currently, phase 2 is set to expire on June 26.
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 27: 321 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest (total: 2,439)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 27: 7 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 56)
> Tests as of May 27: 8,860 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest (total: 67,340)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/11/2020
> Est. peak date: 4/19/2020 (est. 183 active infections)
> Population: 760,077
North Dakota is one of a handful of states that never issued a statewide stay-at-home order. The order for all nonessential businesses to be closed ended on April 30. Some businesses, including movie theaters, gyms, salons, tattoo parlors, bars, and restaurants have been allowed to open, but safety measures such as daily disinfection and limits on the number of customers remain in place. People entering North Dakota from another country who aren’t just passing through have to self-quarantine for 14 days.
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 27: 286 per 100,000 people — 24th lowest (total: 33,439)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of May 27: 17 per 100,000 people — 16th highest (total: 2,044)
> Tests as of May 27: 3,060 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (total: 357,722)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/9/2020
> Est. peak date: 4/11/2020 (est. 5,399 active infections)
> Population: 11,689,442
The modified stay-at-home order was extended until May 29 but was superseded May 20 as conditions improved. The elderly and those at high risk of more severe illness are still encouraged to remain home as much as possible. Retail stores have been able to reopen after May 12. Face coverings are required. Gatherings remain limited to a maximum of 10 people, and social distancing and sanitation efforts are still required. Child care facilities are allowed to reopen May 31, as long as they follow safety guidelines.
Sponsored: Tips for Investing
A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.
Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.