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Coronavirus Attitude Tracker Survey Report – Wave 3


Salient findings from the Wave III of the COVID-19 Attitude Tracker Survey:

  • 3 in 5 Pakistanis continue to fear that they or their family members will get infected by COVID19.
  • Since March, 14% rise in the proportion of Pakistanis who are willing to sacrifice some of their human rights to prevent the spread of coronavirus, only 8% are unwilling.
  • Since March, 3 in 5 Pakistanis continue to believe that the threat of coronavirus is being exaggerated.
  • Since March, 54% increase in proportion of Pakistanis who are limiting social interactions and 32% rise in those who are frequently washing hands to protect themselves from coronavirus. 30% fall in those who have taken no precautionary measures.
  • 1 in 2 (50%) Pakistanis claim to have heard the entire coronavirus public awareness message that is played when making a call from mobile phone.
  • Since March, 22% rise in the proportion of Pakistanis who opine that the federal government of Pakistan is controlling the coronavirus situation very well. 18% continue to disagree.
  • Nearly 3 in 4 Pakistanis (74%) support the lockdown and feel that it is a necessary measure for health and safety.
  • Over 3 in 5 (65%) Pakistanis are in favor of the government’s directive of discouraging people from offering prayers at mosques.
  • 1 in 2 Pakistanis (51%) are hopeful about the relations between major world powers becoming more cooperative after the  covid-19 crisis.
  • 84% Pakistanis claim to have lost a significant portion of their income during coronavirus outbreak. 7 in 10 (68%) report losing their job.