Many Americans say they’re prepared to handle the Covid-19 outbreak — but Democrats aren’t so sure.
That’s the picture that emerges from survey outbreak-related surveys.
- A copy of the LIMRA/LOMA survey summary is available here.
- A copy of the Paychex employer survey summary report is available here.
- A copy of the Gallup survey report is available here.
- An article about a Covoid-19 impact survey is available here.
LIMRA and LOMA surveyed 28 financial services companies from Feb. 14 through March 2.
Paychex polled 300 randomly selected business owners with 2 to 500 employees from Feb. 28 through Feb. 29.
Gallup surveyed 1,019 U.S. residents ages 18 and older from March 2 through March 13.
Here’s a look at some of the results.
The Financial Services Companies
About 63% of the companies that participated in the LIMRA/LOMA survey predicted the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) — the virus that causes Covid-19 — would be comparable to a bad flu season.
About 91% of the companies said they have a pandemic stress scenario, and 94% said they have a business continuity preparedness plan.
About 84% said they had thought about the possibility that a pandemic could lead to employee deaths and operational disruptions.