The report discovered public perceptions about the economy, health, connectedness, and access to information
As Council conducted research on Americans’ feelings, needs, and fears amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the study, 69% of Americans are most worried about the economy, whereas 4 out of 5 Americans reporting they have already been financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Besides, despite 4 in 5 respondents claim they don’t know anyone who has been infected with COVID-19 in person, 68% of them express concern towards the health of frontline workers.
Furthermore, 53% of Americans surveyed report being more concerned about the health of their friends or family members, whereas only 34% feel the same about their own health. The data also highlighted that 69% of people surveyed feel worried about the economy.
Nevertheless, 87% of respondents reported being about the same or more in touch with family members compared to the week before. At the same time, 74% of them claim to be the same or more in touch with friends.
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