Q. Which of the following is closer to your personal views of the Covid-19 outbreak?
|There has been an over-reaction to the threat of Covid-19||18%||33%|
|The response to the threat of Covid-19 is about right||39%||39%|
|The threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated||43%||28%|
|There has been an over-reaction to the threat of Covid-19||18%||20%||17%||24%||19%||12%|
|The response to the threat of Covid-19 is about right||39%||42%||36%||39%||39%||39%|
|The threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated||43%||39%||47%||37%||42%||49%|
- Now 43% of participants believe the threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated compared to 28% who said the same last week.
- Women (47%) and participants over 55 years old (49%) are more likely say the treat has been under-estimated than men (39%) and 18-34 year olds (37%).
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