Support of President Biden’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has slipped by 2 percentage points, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.
Sixty-six percent of registered voters in the July 8-9 survey said they approve of Biden’s handling of the crisis, down from 68 percent in a June 29-30 poll.
By contrast, 34 percent of respondents said they disapprove of Biden’s job on coronavirus.
Fifty-nine percent of voters overall approve of Biden in the White House while 41 percent said they disapprove.
The survey comes as most areas of the country experiences a new surge in COVID-19 cases with 41 states and the District of Columbia documenting an increase in average daily cases over the past two weeks.
The most recent Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 938 registered voters. It has a margin of error of 3.2 percentage points.