(POLL) Fear of getting Covid-19 at lowest level since July of 2021

The following is an excerpt from Gallup.

The steady increase in Covid-19 cases this past month is not disconcerting to Americans, as they are less worried now about the coronavirus than they were at the start of the year, and fewer are social distancing.

Fewer than one in three U.S. adults (31%) say they are “very” or “somewhat worried” about getting Covid-19, statistically similar to the 34% recorded in mid-February when cases were steeply declining after the omicron spike.

Americans’ current worry level is the lowest Gallup has recorded since July 2021.

Gallup Poll

These data are from a Gallup survey conducted April 15-23, when Covid cases in the U.S. were steadily increasing following a massive falloff of the omicron variant spike.

Cases have continued to climb gradually in the weeks since the survey, but the latest increases pale in comparison to the massive spike recorded during the winter.

Nearly two in three Americans (64%) say the Covid-19 situation is “getting better,” similar to the 63% recorded in February.

Twenty-one percent say the situation is “staying about the same,” while 12% say it is “getting worse.”

With worry down, social distancing efforts have dipped to their lowest levels since the pandemic began.(Continued)

Read entire article here.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

1 thought on “(POLL) Fear of getting Covid-19 at lowest level since July of 2021”

Scroll to Top