Floridos g. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantis At least 50 Florida hospitals ICU reaches capacity Short second-term Teachers Union regulatory agenda allows strikes if schools reopen without certain security measures MORE (R) has observed in recent weeks that its approval rating is ineffective as the state has become one of the new epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy poll released on Friday shows that 45 percent Respondents said they agreed with the results of DeSantis̵7; work, and 49 percent
This is in stark contrast to a repeat of the last poll in March, when 62 percent of Florida voters said they supported the work DeSantis is doing, and only 24 percent said they disagreed.
New cases of COVID-19 in Florida have emerged in the last two months.
The state of Sunrise was one of the first states to start rebuilding its economy during the pandemic, and DeSantis has previously said it will ignore the increase in cases and will not abandon rebuilding measures in the state.
He also strongly supported Florida schools returning to private classes this fall.
Teachers, education leaders and supporters have argued that children, parents and teachers are at risk of contracting the disease if schools are refurbished without adequate funding and the rate of coronavirus spread is reduced.
10,000 new cases of the virus and 252 deaths were reported in Florida on Thursday.
With more than 480,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the state is responsible for more than 10 percent of U.S. coronavirus cases.
A survey of Quinnipiac last week showed a similar decline in the popularity of DeSantis.
The governor’s approval in that poll was 41 percent, and 52 percent. Respondents said they did not support DeSantis.
The Mason-Dixon poll surveyed 625 registered Florida voters and their error was plus or minus 4 percentage points.