Line graph. Trend in the percentage of Americans who mention the coronavirus as the most important problem facing the U.S. Twelve percent of Americans in July 2021 cite COVID-19 as the most important problem facing the country.
In July, the percentage of Americans citing the coronavirus as the most important problem facing the United States rose slightly to 12%, after having dipped to a trend low of 8% in June. Mentions of the government or poor leadership dropped from 22% in June to 17% in July, but it remains the most frequently mentioned issue.
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