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Thais less worried about Covid-19 but want to remain alert: poll

Jul 05. 2020
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By The Nation

Following the sharp fall in the number of new Covid-19 cases and the gradual relaxation of lockdown measures, most people’s concerns about the pandemic have eased but they want the government to monitor the situation and help the affected people, according to a Suan Dusit poll.

The poll about "The lives of people after the relaxation of the Covid-19 measures” surveyed 1,109 people between July 1- 4.

Suan Dusit found that most of people's concerns about Covid-19 had eased (52.93 per cent). Some 39.40 per cent of respondents are hopeful Thailand will return to normalcy by the end of 2020; 94.77 per cent think they are helping to control the situation by wearing a mask and 88.19 per cent believe they are helping by frequently washing their hands.

As the virus situation gets better, 77.5 per cent of people want the government to remain vigilant about the situation, while 71.78 per cent want measures to help people who are continuously affected.

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