The Perception of Jambi Community About the Impact of Covid-19 and Efforts to Overcome It
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- Perception, the Impact of Covid-19, Jambi
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a multidimensional crisis in our lives, starting from economic issues, education, and social relations with other people. These various problems also impact the psychological issues we experience due to the coronavirus, resulting in the emergence of the public’s perceptions about the impacts of the virus and the efforts to overcome it in daily life. This study aims to discover the Jambi community’s perceptions about the effect of covid-19 and steps to overcome it. This research used an open survey method by preparing various questions along with the experts. This study’s data analysis used the available survey’s analytical content, categorization, and percentage data tabulation. The number of respondents involved was 564, consisting of the general public, medical personnel, and pregnant women. The results showed that the Jambi community’s economic impact was reduced income, disrupted work, losses to the company, the decline in the community’s economy, and cost problems in daily life. As for the impact in the world of education and social activities, namely disruption of learning and social activities, increased crime rates, unpreparedness to study online, unhappiness to hold religious holidays and national holidays. The impact of Covid-19 also felt psychological, namely anxiety, stress, fear, feelings of pressure, and panic. Besides that, there are also negative impacts due to covid-19 posts on social media, including hoax information and psychological disturbances. Accessing news about Covid-19, such as causing chaos and uproar, weakened body immunity, differences in the community’s perceptions and opinions, disturbing the peace, and redundant information. Various efforts have to overcome the novel coronavirus with medical teams and psychological services and the government’s role in minimizing anxiety and fear due to Covid-19. This study concludes that there is an impact of covid 19 on the Jambi community and community perceptions to overcome this impact
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TY - CONF AU - Herlambang Herlambang AU - Nofrans Eka Saputra AU - Supian AU - Agung Iranda AU - Marlita Andhika Rahman PY - 2021 DA - 2021/08/26 TI - The Perception of Jambi Community About the Impact of Covid-19 and Efforts to Overcome It BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Green Development International Conference (GDIC 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 200 EP - 205 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.210825.036 DO - 10.2991/aer.k.210825.036 ID - Herlambang2021 ER -