Americans’ Concern Over COVID Drops To Just 28%, Poll Finds

  • The latest findings also show that a new high of Americans believe the pandemic is “over.” And the survey found 78% of Americans, the highest to date, think it’s best for Americans showing no symptoms to “lead their normal lives as much as possible and avoid interruptions to work and business.”
  • “The same poll finds the smallest percentages of Americans yet reporting they are steering clear of specific situations because of the coronavirus, including avoiding large crowds (24%), avoiding travel by plane or public transportation (19%), avoiding going to public places (16%) and avoiding small gatherings (13%),” Gallup reported.
  • “Use of face masks remains fairly common, but the 40% saying they have worn one in the past week when outside their home is also a new low during the pandemic.”