JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – According to a 50-State COVID-19 survey, Governor Tate Reeves’s approval rating, in regards to the coronavirus outbreak, has declined.
In late April, 56 percent of Mississippians approved the way he handled the outbreak, but a steady decline began to surface in late May. It showed the governor had a 54 percent approval rating.
Currently, the survey said less than 35 percent of Mississippians approved of the way he has handled the situation.
After the survey was released, Gov. Reeves tweeted a data chart of confirmed COVID-19 patients in Mississippi hospitals. The graph showed a decline in hospitalizations in the state.
On Monday, the governor extended the statewide mask mandate until the end of September 2020.
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