The share of the public describing the economy as getting worse jumped eight points in the last week—up to 56 percent from what was already a record high (48%) for President Donald Trump’s administration.
Majorities in all parts of the country now report that COVID-19 has hit their communities.
President Trump’s approval rating among all US adults has touched positive territory, though just barely, and the difference between approval (47%) and disapproval (46%) is not statistically significant.
One in ten of those who have used terms like “Chinese virus” and “Kung flu” admit those terms are racist.
A majority of Americans (75%) believe it’s more important to save American lives even if the US economy suffers.
Just about half the country (49%) in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll believes the economy is getting worse, up eight points in the last week, and the highest figure since 2011.
Four in five (80%) Democratic voters approve of Joe Biden's commitment to select a female running mate.
Attention to news about COVID-19 has more than doubled, from 24 percent to 53 percent.
Most Democratic voters don’t think it is an overreaction to postpone primaries, though nearly three in 10 (29%) think it is.
Nearly four in five are at least somewhat concerned about a national epidemic emerging from the coronavirus spread, including 71% of Republicans. The concern has risen 12 points in the last week.