BOSTON (CBS)- A new poll is giving Governor Charlie Baker good grades for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts.
According to the Suffolk University-Boston Globe poll released Wednesday, 71-percent approve of the governor’s response to the pandemic.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 1,376 New COVID Cases, 19 Additional Deaths
But that number dropped to 58-percent for his handling of the vaccine rollout.READ MORE: BMC Cancels Vaccine Appointments After Registration Link 'Inappropriately Shared On Social Media'
The governor’s overall job approval is at 67-percent in this survey.
The poll surveyed 500 Massachusetts residents over the phone between March 25 and 28.MORE NEWS: 'Suspicious Device' Found At Manchester Central High School Was A Hoax, Police Say
Earlier this month, a UMass Amherst poll of 800 residents taken from March 5-9 showed 60-percent believed Baker had handled the pandemic either “very well” or “somewhat well.” That was down from 79-percent in October 2020.