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Week 68: 'How Are We Doing in Wales' public engagement survey results

Published: 30 July 2021

The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales.

The key findings are:  

  • 28% of people said they were ‘not at all worried’ about the plan to end most Coronavirus restrictions on 7th August. 31% were a little worried, 26% moderately worried and 15% very worried. 
  • 97% of people said they will continue to self-isolate if they have Coronavirus symptoms after restrictions end. 
  • 73% of people said they will avoid crowded places when Coronavirus restrictions end. 
  • 63% of people said they will avoid travelling abroad when Coronavirus restrictions end. 
  • 13% of people said they were very worried about catching Coronavirus; up from 9% in the last survey week. 
  • 36% of people said their concerns about climate change had increased since early last year (before the pandemic); up from 24% in the last survey week. 

The latest Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public engagement survey report from Public Health Wales covers the period of 19th to 25th July 2021, when 607 people were surveyed 

Every two weeks, Public Health Wales conducts interviews with hundreds of people aged 18 or over across Wales, to understand how Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures being used to prevent its spread are affecting the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people in Wales. 

The survey is part of a raft of measures implemented by Public Health Wales to support public health and wellbeing through Coronavirus.