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Q. To what extent are you concerned about the threat of the Coronavirus in Australia?
|Not that concerned||14%||28%||26%|
|Not at all concerned||4%||9%||6%|
|Not that concerned||14%||18%||12%||12%||13%||26%|
|Not at all concerned||4%||4%||5%||4%||5%||3%|
- Concern about the threat of the Covid-19 virus has increased this week as the impact of the outbreak affects more of the country. 39% are now very concerned by the threat (up from 27% at the start of the month), while 43% say they are quite concerned (up from 36%).
- Concern is highest among over 55 year olds (41% very concerned) and those in capital cities (40% concerned)
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