KUALA LUMPUR, 21 July 2021: The UCSI Poll Research Centre recently released a poll result on the topic of the PEMULIH package. The poll was conducted among 941 Malaysians consisting of 53.9% females and 46.1% males in Malaysia. The margin of sampling error for this sample size was +/- 3%.
The respondents were asked how soon they thought that the daily COVID-19 cases would be below 4,000. The results showed that 55.7% of the respondents chose more than 2 months, 23.0% chose less than 2 months, 15.5% of the respondents chose less than 1 month, and 5.8% of the respondents chose less than 2 weeks.
The respondents were asked how effective the PEMULIH package was in helping them cope with the pandemic of the FMCO. The results showed that 37.8% of the respondents felt that it was neither effective nor not effective, 31.5% of the respondents felt it was not effective, and 30.7% of the respondents felt it was effective.
The respondents were asked further on which of the following in the PEMULIH package was most important to them:
With the recent high spike of cases, more than 50% of the public are expecting the daily COVID-19 cases to drop below 4,000 after 2 months. 30.7% of the respondents feel that the PEMULIH package is effective in helping them cope with the pandemic of the FMCO.
The government should prepare more comprehensive assistance and strategies should the economic activities be affected in another 2 months due to the high number of COVID-19 cases.
About UCSI Poll Research Centre The UCSI Poll Research Centre (UCSI-PRC) is a public opinion research company owned by the UCSI Group. Its main objective is to utilise original and scientific research methodologies to investigate and analyse public opinions and attitudes.