The website Zippia has Montana and North Dakota coming in as one and two. Georgia is close behind at fifth and Alabama sixth. They ranked states based on three criteria:
- Date restrictions were lifted
- Business capacity
- The number COVID-19 tests given per the amount of positive cases
North Carolina and Kentucky are still closed up, ranked as 36th and 39th respectively.
The website cites the stay-at-home order for Tennessee expiring April 30th and over 280,000 tests administered versus 6,111 confirmed cases.