Greeks trust government on pandemic, believe conspiracy theories

Greek Compulsory mask wearing in Greece.


According to a global survey on the pandemic, a large majority of Greeks trust the government in managing the pandemic.

The results which were published on The Guardian on Monday, also found that one in two Greeks believe that health authorities are exaggerating the numbers of deaths.

The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project poll (designed in collaboration with the Guardian) was conducted in July-August and involved 26,000 people from 25 countries.

At the same time, many people believe that the US government was responsible for creating and spreading the virus, the Guardian said. A total of 37% of respondents in Turkey believed this, against one in five in Greece and Spain, 16% in Poland, 12% in France and 5% in the UK.

Meanwhile, Greece recorded a new daily peak of 1,259 confirmed coronavirus infections on Tuesday.

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.