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May polling on coronavirus

Latest Polling
of Democrats say they wear a mask “every time” they leave their house. This is almost twice as likely as Republicans (37%).
of the public think it is at least somewhat likely that they will resume going to a dental or medical appointment in person in the next three months.
of adults — across party identification — say they think their state is moving at about the right speed in easing social distancing restrictions and opening businesses.
of Republicans living in a state with a Republican governor say that the speed their state is easing social distancing restrictions and opening businesses is “about right.”

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26.8 million

If they don’t sign up for other coverage, 26.8 million people across the country could become uninsured due to their loss of job-based health coverage as of May 2. This includes those who lost dependent coverage.

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