Every sixth Russian does not observe self-isolation

Every sixth Russian does not observe self-isolation
Every sixth Russian does not observe self-isolation
26 May 2020, 16:51Society
Most (82%) of the Russians surveyed observe self-isolation, but every sixth Russian admitted that he regularly violates it.

Older people observe the restrictions most correctly; over 60 years old - 92%. Most often, young people aged 18 to 30 break self-isolation. Among them, one in four respondents at least once violated the restrictions, writes Interfax, citing a study by the Public Opinion Foundation.

Self-isolation mode was extended until the end of the month. On Monday, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced that the situation with the spread of coronavirus continues to improve. The authorities plan in the near future to begin a phased easing of existing restrictions.

Every third during non-working days declared that he had to give up his hobbies. They noted the same amount that they continued to do their favorite things and self-isolation. One in five notes that he had more time for himself and the organization of his leisure. A third of the respondents believe that there is as much time left for their favorite things as there were before the introduction of restrictions. Without regular sports, 11% of the Russians surveyed remained self-insulated, another 9% refused to walk to which they were accustomed, another 4% said they had stopped going to cafes and restaurants and going to theaters.

A third of Russians in self-isolation said that they read books every day, one in five said that they read at least once a week, according to a survey by the Public Opinion Foundation. 11% of Russians began to read more on self-isolation, 9% said that they began to read less, every second person believes that he has not changed his reading habits. The coronavirus epidemic also affected the literary preferences of Russians. Among the respondents, 7% said they prefer to read encouraging books, classical and philosophical literature, as well as publications about medicine and a new disease. More than half of Russians (67%) watch television during non-working days.

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