Worried Britons obey PM's order to 'stay at home' amid Covid lockdown

Worried Britons obey PM's order to 'stay at home' amid Covid lockdown as anxiety hits highest level since April

By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline

Published: 13:54 GMT, 15 January 2021 | Updated: 13:56 GMT, 15 January 2021

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Britons obeyed the PM's order to 'stay at home' as the latest lockdown began, but anxiety hit the highest level since the virus was running riot last Spring.   

The latest social indicators showed 62 per cent claimed they had either remained indoors or only gone out for 'essential' reasons last week.

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That was significantly above than the 41 per cent over Christmas, and the largest proportion since last May.

Meanwhile, anxiety was at a peak not seen since last April, with 42 per cent of adults reporting they were suffering.

The latest social indicators showed 62 per cent claimed they had either remained indoors or only gone out for 'essential' reasons last week

The latest social indicators showed 62 per cent claimed they had either remained indoors or only gone out for 'essential' reasons last week

Asked to score their anxiety from zero to 10, the average was 4.6. That was the highest since April 3 to 13, when the score was 4.9

Asked to score their anxiety from zero to 10, the average was 4.6. That was the highest since April 3 to 13, when the score was 4.9

The Office for National Statistics carried out its latest survey between January 7 and 10, with people saying they were less happy, less satisfied with their lives overall, and less likely to feel things they are doing are worthwhile. 

Asked to score their anxiety from zero to 10, the average was 4.6. That was the highest since April 3 to 13, when the score was 4.9 and 46 per cent were highly

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