The National Democratic Institute (NDI) published results of the survey conducted about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Based on the survey, with respect to trustworthiness of information sources, the 90% of the Georgian population trusts National Center for Diseases Control, 85% – Georgian government, 73% – journalists/media, 66% – local government, 61% – church.
The Georgian population receives the information about coronavirus mainly from TV stations, social networks and relatives.
The 73% of respondents believes that low spread of COVID-19 in the country is the result of correct measures taken by the government and doctors; the 71% believes that this is attributed to Georgian genetics and religion.
The 80% of those interviewed still remains concerned that he/she or relatives will be infected with COVID-19, the 46% will not take a vaccine, if it exists, whatsoever.
The survey was carried out during the period of June 26-30 across Georgia by phone with participation of representative sample of 1,550 adults. The margin of error is +/-2%.