People are using less cash, do
not go out much, do not celebrate birthdays –these are the outcomes of the
pandemic, which has had a major impact on the lives of most Georgians.
The marketing company AST
conducted a study on how much the citizens’ lives have changed compared with early March 2020 before the coronavirus outbreak
and after it.
The December survey
showed that the majority of respondents significantly changed their lifestyle –51%
reduced the use of cash, 12% of respondents stopped paying with cash.
36% stopped walking in parks
and squares, 22% of those who were engaged in physical activity on the street,
in parks or in stadiums before the pandemic, stopped doing that.
As of December, 55% stopped make
visits, 56% do not invite anyone to their home.
In March, 43% did not
celebrate birthdays and did not hold a wake while in December their number rose