According to the latest wave of YouGov’s 8-week COVID-19 study, Americans are six times as likely to say they wear a face mask when in public now compared with what they said just three weeks ago (29% in week 4 vs. 5% in week 1).
Canadians seem to be much happier with their government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic than Americans.
Big changes are taking place in Vietnam and Scandinavia
The good news is that most Americans (67%) think they’re personally going to be ok in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. But not everyone is optimistic about the country’s—or society’s—future.
A YouGov poll of more than 5,000 US adults finds that just over half (53%) of Americans believe that medical marijuana dispensaries should be considered essential services.
Majorities in all parts of the country now report that COVID-19 has hit their communities.
YouGov data from March shows that 85 percent of Americans now say they are taking preventative measures to avoid personally contracting COVID-19 (an increase of 28-points from February).
According to a survey of more than 12,000 US adults, roughly two in five (19%) are very confident they could get tested for the novel coronavirus if they had symptoms, while a quarter (25%) are somewhat confident.
A plurality of Americans wants to see it expanded (37%), not repealed (32%). About two-thirds of Democrats (65%) and one in 10 (10%) Republicans believe the healthcare law should be expanded.
In an exclusive Cheddar/YouGov poll conducted earlier this week, 28 percent of respondents said that they are currently working from home.