Coronavirus: Running out of patience with slow return to normal

Coronavirus: Running out of patience with slow return to normal. By Simon Benson.

An exclusive Newspoll conducted for The Australian reveals the once strong support for stopping the spread of the virus as a priority over economic recovery has swung significantly over the past few months. …

In July, 76 per cent of voters nationally claimed to be most concerned about governments moving too quickly to relax COVID-19 restrictions. That number has now fallen to 54 per cent. …

In July, 20 per cent of voters cited their chief concern as being harm to the economy, jobs and mental wellbeing arising from a slow relaxation of lockdowns and restrictions. That number has grown to 43 per cent in the latest poll.

hat-tip Stephen Neil