Quebec residents are becoming less enthusiastic about their Premier's response to the situation in the province. A poll released Tuesday by Leger in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and first published in The Canadian Press shows that "satisfaction with the measures put in place to fight COVID-19" by the Legault government has slipped from a whopping high of 95% on April 13 to 77%. That puts Legault on par with Ontario Premier Doug Ford, whose response to the crisis has earned 79% approval in his province.\nStill, a large majority remains satisfied with Legault.\nThe poll does not hypothesize as to the reason for this decline in approval, but the Premier has seen mounting criticism in recent weeks as the province begins to gradually reopen.\nIn particular, the government has had to face tough questions about the ongoing outbreak in Montreal — a situation the Premier himself called "worrisome" on May 11.\nProjections released Friday by the Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ) seemed to further undermine the government's plan to resume classes and reopen some retail establishments on May 25 in the Montreal metropolitan community.\nIn one scenario, the INSPQ shows the possibility of 150 deaths per day by July in the metropolitan area if distancing measures are relaxed.\nBut on several occasions, Legault has insisted that he would further delay the gradual reopening of Montreal if the situation does not improve.\n#COVID19 2 nouveaux graphiques sont maintenant disponibles 👇🏻1️⃣ La répartition des cas confirmés en laboratoire ou par lien épidémiologique selon la date de déclaration.2️⃣ La répartition des décès selon le milieu de vie et la date du décès). https://t.co/IS1uxI590e— INSPQ (@INSPQ) May 11, 2020\n"We will follow the results, we will not take any risks. And if the situation is not under control in Montreal, we will postpone the opening of shops, schools, daycare services. We all agree with that," he said Monday.\n"When we look at the INSPQ forecasts, we see that if there were deconfinement, there would be a major risk of an explosion of cases and hospitalizations" in Montreal, he explained.\n"This is why we made the decision that businesses, schools, daycare services will not open in the Greater Montreal area before May 25."\nThe Premier even admitted that "every day, including this morning, I asked Dr. Arruda: Do you think it would be a good idea to confine the Greater Montreal area?"\nCOVID-19Voici les éléments importants à retenir aujourd'hui 👇 pic.twitter.com/XhhSkk5JfD— François Legault (@francoislegault) May 11, 2020\n"For the moment," Legault said, the answer is "no."\n#COVID19 - Au Québec, en date du 11 mai 2020 à 13 h 15, la situation est la suivante:38 469 cas confirmés250 528 cas infirmés1 838 personnes hospitalisées3 013 décèsPour en savoir plus sur la situation au Québec : https://t.co/fiqW5E4y8R— Santé Québec (@sante_qc) May 11, 2020\nStay tuned for more news.