It appears that Doug Ford's popularity amongst Ontarians has been plummeting since the second wave of COVID-19. \nAccording to a new poll by Abacus Data, while Ford saw improved approval ratings during the beginning of the pandemic, those numbers have been fading over the last three months. \nEditor's Choice: Here's How Low Ontario's COVID-19 Cases Need To Be To Lift Lockdown\n\n\n\n39%\n\n\nPercentage of Ontarians that have a positive view of Doug Ford.\n\n\nThe popularity of Ontario's premier has dropped a whopping 7% since October. \n"Just about four in ten Ontarians have a positive impression of the premier while 35% have a negative one," the survey states.\nOver 64% of Ontarians surveyed also believed that the government hasn't had a clear plan to deal with COVID-19. \nHowever, Ford's overall approval is still sitting much higher than it was before the pandemic. \nHe is also still ahead of his political adversaries with his closest competition, NDP's Andrea Howarth, sitting at just 27% approval rating, compared to Ford's 39%. \nFord sat at the bottom of provincial approval ratings back in 2019.\nOver the summer of 2020, the Ontario leader held second place as the country's most popular premier.