People died because they could not get medical care during lockdowns.

“In this cohort study, the number of deaths due to any cause increased by approximately 122 000 from March 1 to May 30, 2020, which is 28% higher than the reported number of COVID-19 deaths.”

Study: Estimation of Excess Deaths Associated With the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States, March to May 2020

In other words, when people could not get into the hospital for “elective” surgeries and cancer screenings, more human lives were lost.

Let’s get this straight: Coronavirus didn’t cause delays in treatment, political CHOICES did.