The United States gets a B for sheltering in place.
Overall, Americans are driving, commuting, and traveling an average of 40% less since February 28. But not all states have changed their behavior in an effort to combat Coronavirus.
One company is mapping how much our movement has changed since the Coronavirus pandemic — and learning that this metric correlates with infection rates.
“We found the change in average distance traveled worked best,” says Thomas Walle, CEO of Unacast. “The more cases are confirmed, the greater the decrease in the average distance traveled on the county level.”