The COVID-19 Contagion: How Are Americans Impacted?

COVID-19 came quickly and unexpectedly, catching us all unaware. As countries around the world grapple to reign in the virus, normal life has been thrown in a disarray, with lockdowns being imposed with alarming frequency. Piplsay (powered by Market Cube) reached out to Americans nationwide to find out their thoughts and concerns around this growing pandemic, especially as we stare at uncertainty over the next few months.

Coronavirus has hit us hard, prompting governments and organizations to take steps unlike any before. Social isolation has become the new norm as people increasingly avoid close contact and confine themselves at home. Amidst this serious health crisis, how are Americans coping up and what are their thoughts and concerns as they deal with this contagion? Piplsay polled 46,033 Americans to get the details.

Covid-19 US concernsOther Insights

  • 76% of Vermont residents are ‘extremely concerned’ about COVID-19, highest amongst all states
  • 23% of Wyoming residents are ‘not very concerned’ about COVID-19, highest amongst all states
  • Residents of New York, the worst affected state, are most worried about hospitals being ill-equipped
  • Wisconsin residents (46%) are most hopeful that the situation will get better in the next 2-3 months
  • South Dakota residents (56%) think the situation will get worse in the next 2-3 months, highest amongst all states
“Obviously the vulnerable need to be careful, but to a large extent, I think we have overhyped it” – Catherine
“The COVID-19 threat will go away in some time. What I am really worried about is what it will do to our economy” – Sam

Survey Methodology: This Piplsay survey (powered by Market Cube) was conducted nationwide in the US in the month of March 2020. We received 46,033 online responses from individuals aged 18 years and older.

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