COVID Coping: Week 41

Since March 2020, we have been tracking how Saskatchewan residents have been holding up with COVID-19.

Here are the latest results from February 22 to 25, 2021.

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We surveyed 400 Saskatchewan residents on our consumer panel, SaskWatch Research®, each week.

Week 41 Results

After a week of warmer weather, self-reported mental health rises and stress levels soften.

A continued gradual rise in optimism is noted for the weeks ahead, although most still feel things will remain the same.

Assessments of COVID-19 vaccination progression remain poor.

With active cases continuing to decline this week, support for tighter health measures has dropped. However, residents remain divided on future steps.

Concern over new COVID-19 variants in Saskatchewan is moderately high.

Residents use many methods to cope with the pandemic. Common themes include: connecting virtually with friends/family, quality time with family, hobbies to keep busy, spending time outdoors, avoiding the news, seeking counselling, and guilty pleasures.

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