Reaction to Covid-19

Mar 31, 2020

Q. Which of the following is closer to your personal views of the Covid-19 outbreak?

  29/03 22/03
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%
Base (n) 1,086 1,034

 

    Gender Age Group
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
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%
Base (n) 1,086 539 547 341 362 383
  • 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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