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Only 10% Indians Believe They Are At Risk Of COVID-19 Even As Daily Cases Increase

Jul 21, 2020 02:50 PM IST India India

A survey in four states has shown that basic strategies to prevent COVID-19, such as wearing a mask, have been adopted widely. But challenges remain in addressing beliefs and knowledge about COVID-19. The survey showed that the practice of wearing masks has increased from 40% in mid-March to about 70% in mid-June. It is an indicator of the success of clear and consistent public-health messaging.