- 63% of Pakistanis assume folks displaying no signs can not unfold coronavirus, survey reveals
- Survey reveals solely 24% of Pakistanis assume asymptomatic folks can unfold the virus
- 81% of the respondents say they have no idea anybody who contracted COVID-19
Regardless of the looming risk of COVID-19 in Pakistan, a illness which has claimed 11,560 lives within the nation to date, 63% of the inhabitants thinks that individuals displaying no signs can not unfold the illness.
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A survey was performed by Gallup Pakistan, in collaboration with Jang-Geo Information Polls, during which round one thousand folks took half from throughout the nation. Respondents have been requested to reply totally different questions associated to their perceptions across the coronavirus.
The survey was carried out between December 24, 2020, and January 15, 2021.
Per the survey, 24% of the inhabitants believes that asymptomatic folks may also unfold the virus, whereas 13% didn’t reply to this query.
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Coronavirus sufferers in folks’s social circles
When requested if anybody of their social circle has been affected by the coronavirus, 81% of the respondents replied negatively, whereas 19 % indicated that somebody they knew contracted the virus. In June 2020, 22% of the respondents had indicated that they knew somebody with COVID-19.
Dying by COVID-19
When requested if somebody they knew succumbed to COVID-19, the vast majority of the respondents, i.e. 89%, mentioned that they have no idea anybody dying of the illness. As towards that, 11% mentioned that they knew somebody who handed away after contracting the virus.
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