In our continued curiosity to know how SaskWatch Research members are holding up with COVID-19, here’s what they told us in week eight (May 12 to 14)…

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

The word cloud below shows how people are feeling in week eight – 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 have dropped again this week and a growing number people believe things will stay the same over the next few weeks:

As pandemic-related stress declines again, concern about the economy rises:

Saskatchewan people are becoming more comfortable participating in various activities, with positive shifts noted this week:

While three in ten feel plans to open the province are too fast, more believe the plans are moving too slow when compared to last week.

As a new measure this week, Saskatchewan people strongly believe it is important to shop locally right now:

Since March 23, 2020, we started sharing a few brief insights from our online community, SaskWatch Research®. As we monitor and trend the results by week, we will share the information with you as we get it.