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4 in 10 feeling economic effects of COVID-19 crisis: poll [View all]

Source: The Hill

BY MYCHAEL SCHNELL - 03/09/21 12:07 PM EST

Forty-three percent of Americans are still feeling the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new poll by The Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

The poll found that about half of the Americans surveyed experienced at least one form of household income loss during the pandemic: 25 percent faced a household layoff, and 31 percent said a member of their household was scheduled for fewer hours.

Overall, 44 percent of respondents said the income loss they experienced over the course of the pandemic is still affecting their finances.

The poll also showed that the pandemic is having a disproportionate economic effect on Black and Latino households, in addition to younger Americans.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/542327-4-in-10-feeling-economic-effects-of-covid-19-crisis-poll

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