Americans’ comfort level with day-to-day activities amid the coronavirus pandemic increased substantially last week. CivicScience’s COVID Comfort Index moved for the first time since early October, rising from 60% to 63%, as five of the six component surveys saw big increases in comfort levels.
Comfort with attending a major public event (concert, sporting event, etc.) saw the biggest jump, from 48% to 54%. Comfort with eating out, working, and going to a movie theater all saw four-point increases, while comfort with retail shopping jumped three points to 74%.
The only survey in the index that showed a decrease in comfort was traveling and going on vacation, dropping by one percentage point to 53%. For now, traveling is the aspect of the COVID Comfort Index that Americans are least comfortable with – just as the nation approaches the holiday travel season. Check below for more details.
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