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A Lot Of Angelenos Support Further Restrictions To Fight The Coronavirus Pandemic

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The current stay-at-home order has almost universal support here (95%), and nearly a third surveyed say the local government has not done enough. When you look at individual measures such as shutting public transit or closing all airports, support for new restrictions looks even more robust.

At least, it appears that way based on new research from Loyola Marymount University's Center for the Study of Los Angeles. The full study was made public this morning.

Researchers polled 2,000 Angelenos in English and Spanish both online and by phone between March 23 and April 8. The survey included 30 broad-ranging questions to get a sense of the public's awareness of and concerns about the coronavirus, and of the economic impact of the measures taken so far.

They found the vast majority of L.A. County residents are taking the threat of COVID-19 seriously.

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