As the spread of COVID-19 weakens in Europe, the loosening of measures against coronaviruses has divided many members of the European Union. A new poll has shown that French, German and Italian citizens have differing views as to whether the pace at which the measures are relaxed is the best option. Nial O’Reilly of Euronews explained the divided opinion in three of the main EU economies.
“But what kind of future are Europeans facing and how will their lives be transformed? “
“In collaboration with the Polling Redfield group and Wilton, Euronews sampled the views of people in Italy, France and Germany.
“With widespread anxiety, opinions continue to vary on the rate of relaxation of the coronavirus locking restrictions. “
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The sample size for the lockout questions of 1,500 people and Redfield and Wilton confirmed that there was a 2-3% margin of error.
Participants were asked to think about whether a loosening of the lock was in progress, too fast, too slow, at the right pace, and don’t know.
In France, 34% were in the majority at too slow a rate.
This was followed by too fast at 29%, at the right pace 27% and 10% don’t know.
At the time of writing, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, Italy, France and Germany are in 6th, 7th and 8th place for most cases of coronavirus.
Italy reported 232,248 cases of coronavirus, France, 186,364, and Germany, 182,559.
The three countries hope to continue to reduce the coronavirus lockdown measure to ensure that the economy can recover after months of the status quo.