Coronavirus Tracking Update
Three months after the start of the crisis and two months after the start of this tracking poll, the shock of coronavirus begins to wear off as Americans move towards returning to their normal lives. According to our latest data, the final in this series of tracking, the number of Americans that are at least somewhat worried about contracting coronavirus has dropped by 9 points since its high point of 76% on April 4. Our numbers also show the president’s approval rating for his handling of the coronavirus has decreased 6-points from the start of the survey on March 28. Details on these key findings and trendlines for today’s data points are presented below.
“With more and more states lifting their stay at home restrictions, we’ll most likely see the perception of the economy continue to improve as we go into the summer season.”
“While fear of contracting the virus is declining, fear about the future of the economy is on the rise.”