The majority of Jordanians consider that the epidemiological situation is under control – CSS survey
AMMAN – The majority of Jordanians consider the epidemiological situation in the Kingdom to be “under control”, according to an opinion poll carried out by the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) at the University of Jordan.
The poll, which was conducted by the Department of Public Opinion Polls and Surveys from September 6 to 12 and based on a representative sample of Jordanian society from all governorates, was part of the “Jordanian Street Pulse” series of polls. Jordanian news agency Petra reported.
The survey, which follows the government’s decision to resume classroom teaching in the 2021/2022 school year, contains an assessment of the epidemiological situation, as well as the government’s anti-coronavirus measures as part of the reopening of all sectors.
The poll shows that 78% of the population consider the epidemiological situation to be “under control”, while 49% expressed concern that the virus could continue to spread over the next three months and infect large numbers of people.
Sixty-two percent of those polled expressed satisfaction with the government’s COVID preventive measures, with 63% believing that the current government has been successful in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the poll, 72 percent of those polled, who are Jordanians over the age of 18, have been vaccinated.
About 39 percent of those who were not vaccinated said they would receive their vaccines, while 42 percent said they would not and 16 percent said they had not yet decided.
The survey results showed that 49% of people wishing to be vaccinated prefer the Pfizer vaccine, while 22% prefer the Chinese vaccine, Sinopharm. However, 20 percent had no preference for any of the approved vaccines.
When the in-person learning resumed, 88% agreed with the Department of Education’s decision.
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