Coronavirus Crisis Erodes Bolsonaro’s Image, Supports Doria’s Confinement Measures

The rejection rate of São Paulo's governor, although still high, dropped after a clash with the President over isolation. Survey points out that 82 percent agree with the restrictive measure.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Eight out of ten Brazilians support the enforcement of isolation measures as a means of trying to contain the coronavirus, such as the suspension of classes and restrictions on people's movement.

The data is from a survey by the consulting firm Atlas Político, made amid the clash between President Jair Bolsonaro, who opposed such measures, and the prominent governors who have enforced them in their states.

The survey also shows that the bickering between the two sides has already had an impact on the politicians' image: while the rejection of the president increased last . . .

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