MIRA has conducted a telephone survey regarding the behaviors and attitudes of 15+ year old Luanda inhabitants during the State of Emergency. 584 people were interviewed.
The study reveals that most of the respondents show concern for the disease (92% referred to be worried or very worried), the main reason for concern being the possibility of getting infected with COVID 19 (self or family).
Regarding the quarantine imposed by the State of Emergency, what the respondents miss the most is the possibility of conducting a “normal life” (67%); interaction with other people is another aspect that is mentioned.
The most frequent activity in this period has been watching television. The news stands out in terms of the type of program that is watched (91%), films / TV series (21%) and soap operas (18%) appear below.
In terms of the internet, 32% of the respondents referred to have started using the internet more.
Among the active population that was interviewed, about half is not working since it is off work or prevented from working (to note that formal and informal occupations are included here). 25% of the respondents are working normally, even if with a reduced working schedule or teleworking.
Link to the news in O País newspaper: https://opais.co.ao/index.php/2020/04/28/inquerito-mostra-que-luandenses-temem-contagio-comunitario-de-covid-19/