New Delhi(Aryavarth): Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government still enjoys high approval ratings for its handling of the COVID-19 situation in India; however, the ratings have come down from 80 to 90 per cent in April-June period to 77.3 per cent.
As per the IANS-CVoter Covid-19 Tracker, 77.3 per cent respondents believe that the Centre is handling the crisis well while 19.1 per cent disagree with Modi-led government’s actions on tackling the pandemic.
With a spike in the number of coronavirus cases, almost 60 per cent of respondents feel they could get the infection while 34.9 per cent said they will not get infected.
Approval ratings were in the 90s and 80s in the April-June period
Many respondents feel that the threat from the deadly pandemic which has claimed over 619,150 lives all across the globe is exaggerated. As per the survey, as many as 49.3 per cent of the respondents said that the threat is exaggerated while 41.2 per cent disagreed.
With the rising number of cases in the country and temporary lockdowns in the different states people have become more cautious and are stocking up groceries and rations.
A total of 54.3 per cent said they have rations for more than three weeks while 44.7 per cent said they have rations of less than three weeks, reported IANS.