Study of the COVID-19 epidemic in Belarus (part 1, November 2020)

  • Assess the scale of the epidemic — obtain the most realistic figures on the total cases for the country as a whole and for each region.
  • Assess the effectiveness of using personal protective equipment (PPE) and provide recommendations.
  • Identify the attitude of the population to the epidemic, the measures to fight the infection, and the provision of medical help.
  • Clarify risk groups, the severity, and the duration of the illness for different population groups given their symptoms.
  • Identify outbreak areas.
  • Assess the scale of the epidemic, obtain the most realistic figures on the total cases for the country as a whole and each of the regions.

Methodology

Respondents

  • citizens of countries other than Belarus;
  • people who do not reside in Belarus;
  • people under the age of 18, as there were too few of them to be grouped for analysis;
  • people with incomplete data on gender, age, region, type and place of residence and education;
  • people with incorrect or duplicate identifiers (the results used the form with the latest timestamp).

Processing of the results

Morbidity statistics

Epidemiology

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Symptoms

Duration of the disease

Places of infection

Medical help

Fear of getting infected

Attitude to vaccination

Attitude towards the official position of the state on the situation with COVID-19

  • On average 80% of the adult citizens would like to see an increase in the availability of COVID-19 testing for everyone.
  • On average 80% and 66% of the adult citizens want to see honest and detailed data on morbidity and mortality, respectively.
  • An average of 66% believe that wearing masks in public should be mandatory. The survey was conducted before the mandatory mask requirement was introduced.
  • An average of 62% would like to see more protection for the most vulnerable population groups.
  • An average of 60% believe that educational institutions need to switch to distance learning.
  • An average of 60% believe public awareness about issues surrounding COVID-19 needs to be raised.

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Народный Опрос — волонтерский проект для проведения независимых социсследований в Беларуси. https://narodny-opros.net/

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Народный Опрос — волонтерский проект для проведения независимых социсследований в Беларуси. https://narodny-opros.net/

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