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Kishida's approval rating slips as COVID surges: Nikkei poll

Dissatisfaction grows over government's coronavirus response

The Kishida cabinet's approval rating has steadily declined from the May peak of 66%.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The approval rating of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's cabinet came to 58% in the latest Nikkei survey, the second-lowest reading since he took office last October.

Approval slid 2 percentage points from the 60% of June, while the disapproval rating held steady at 32%, in the poll conducted with TV Tokyo over the weekend.

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