According to a new study, our region has done a poor job of social distancing.

According to a study from Unacast, most of our region received a ’D’ letter grade in social distancing.

Calhoun received a "D."

Unacast compared current location data to data collected before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The counties in our region with the worst grades are Roane and Braxton counties, which both received an ’F’. The best graded county is Cabell County, with a ’B-’.

The data includes changes in time spent around the home and total distance traveled.

West Virginia: D
Kentucky: D
Ohio: C –
Virginia: D
Maryland: B-
Pennsylvania: B-
North Carolina: D

The United States as a whole received an average score of a “C.”

County by County Results (worst to best):

Roane County: F; Braxton County: F; Fayette County: D-; Mason County: D-; Nicholas County: D-; Boone County: D; Calhoun County: D; Clay County: D; Jackson County, WV: D; Logan County: D; Putnam County: D; Wayne County: D; Wirt County: D; Kanawha County: C-; Mingo County: C; Wood County: C.

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