How SaskWatch members feel about COVID-19

In our continued curiosity of knowing how Saskatchewan residents are holding up with COVID-19, here’s what they told us in week six (April 27 to 29)…

Week Six Results

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

The word cloud below shows how people are feeling in week six – in a single word:

In terms of self-reported mental health, Saskatchewan people remain positive this week, with six in ten describing themselves as happy:

Stress levels due to COVID-19 continue to decrease. However, optimism for the future becomes mixed:

Mirroring the outlook of Saskatchewan people, concerns about the virus have increased slightly since last week:

With plans to start opening the Saskatchewan economy in the coming weeks, residents continue to note varying levels of comfort participating in activities. Comfort participating in most activities softens slightly this week:

Most residents support the government’s recently announced plans to reopen the economy.

However, one third of Saskatchewan people think the time frame described in these plans is too fast:

Of concern, with the nice weather over the past weekend, many Saskatchewan residents noticed a decline in social distancing practices:

Insightrix Research will continue to track how Saskatchewan residents are coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Stay tuned for updates here on the SaskWatch Research blog.