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COVID-19

Explore Gallup's research.

by Zacc Ritter

Americans are paying more attention to the news. Partisanship, not news diet, drives misperceptions of the coronavirus' lethality.

by Chayanun Saransomrurtai and RJ Reinhart

Adults in most Southeast Asian countries have high levels of trust in institutions key to combating COVID-19. However, potential vulnerabilities exist.

The percentage of Americans who believe the U.S. economy is in a recession or depression (70%) has risen 12 percentage points in one week.

Well-Being

Three in four Americans say they have completely (28%) or mostly (47%) isolated themselves from people outside their household.

Parents of K-12 students are increasingly reporting that their child is receiving online distance learning from their school.

Gallup shares an overview of data on COVID-19 disruptions and organizations' progress in meeting employees' needs.

The vast majority of Americans report their lives have been disrupted by the coronavirus situation, and an increasing proportion expect those disruptions to continue for an extended period.

by Lydia Saad

Gallup's April 7 review of its latest findings on the COVID-19 includes several new insights on the effect on workers, and Americans' anxiety.

Well-Being

About three in four Americans say they are "very" or "somewhat worried" that they or a family member will be exposed to the coronavirus.

Well-Being

A visit to a doctor's office or hospital should be reassuring, but it now serves as a source of anxiety for Americans given the risk of COVID-19 exposure.

by Frank Newport

The COVID-19 virus has disrupted traditional religious practices in the U.S. and may deepen spirituality among Americans as they confront the crisis.

Learn why Germans' trust in corporate leadership has fallen -- and why it's not too late to fix it.

Learn what Gallup research says about leading with compassion through disruption.

Fifty-nine percent of U.S. workers who are working from home during the COVID-19 crisis would prefer to keep doing so after restrictions are lifted.

Hiring freezes (40%) and hour or shift reductions (31%) are more common employer responses to COVID-19 than job cuts (13%).

by Jonathan Rothwell

A lack of access to testing has hindered tracking of COVID-19. New Gallup data suggest a doubling of confirmed cases if enough tests were available.

Employees are feeling happiness as well as stress and worry during the COVID-19 disruption. Here's how leaders can support positivity.