SC residents among least concerned about COVID-19, study says

South Carolina News


CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A study recently conducted by indicates that South Carolinians are among the least concerned about COVID-19 in the country, ranking 41 out of 50 states.

According to the study, only 55% of residents in South Carolina worry about the pandemic on a daily basis.

Nationwide, only about 62% of residents worry about the pandemic daily.

Residents in Hawaii are most concerned about the pandemic most, with 80% of the population worrying daily.

The least concerned state is Wyoming, with only 44% of the population worrying about the pandemic daily.

The study noted that the level of concern was derived from a State of Safety survey conducted in September 2020. Accordingly, the level of concern expressed at that time does not necessarily correlate with more recent case rates.

Click here to read the full study.

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