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||13%||17%||18%||33%|
|The response to the threat of Covid-19 is about right||59%||46%||39%||39%|
|The threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated||29%||37%||43%||28%|
|There has been an over-reaction to the threat of Covid-19||13%||16%||10%||19%||13%||7%|
|The response to the threat of Covid-19 is about right||59%||58%||60%||52%||63%||60%|
|The threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated||29%||26%||31%||29%||23%||33%|
- Over half of people (59%) now believe the reaction to the threat of Covid-19 has been about right.
Read Essential's ongoing research on the public response to Covid-19.
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- Preferred Prime Minister
- Views towards re-electing the federal Coalition government
- Party trust to handle issues
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- Scott Morrison’s impact on Australia’s international reputation
- Views towards Australia’s international reputation
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