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69% of Pinoys believe worst of pandemic is over

SIXTY-nine percent of Filipinos believed that the worst is already behind them with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic, which infected a total of 543,282 people nationwide.

The Social Weather Stations (SWS) in its poll results on Thursday, February 11, 2021, said this figure is a boost from the September 2020 survey, which showed 47 percent of Filipinos believed that the worst health crisis has ended.

The November 2020 SWS poll also found that 31 percent of Filipinos said the worst is yet to come with the Covid-19 crisis. This is lower than the September 2020 survey with 47 percent.

The SWS also found that the people saying the worst is behind us is highest in Metro Manila with 78 percent, despite being one of the hotspots of Covid-19, followed by Luzon at 69 percent, Visayas at 67 percent, and Mindanao at 65 percent.