COVID-19 death rate is 75% lower in states that didn’t lock down: WSJ


“GOP governors have faced enormous media pressure to lock down their states in solidarity with Democrats, and some now are getting browbeaten to shut down again amid coronavirus flare-ups. So it’s worth pointing out that states that didn’t lock down this spring kept the virus under control and experienced fewer deaths than most [of the states] that did,” the Journal’s editors said on Wednesday.