Are the coronavirus lockdowns working?

By Kent R. Kroeger (Source:, May 5, 2020)

Have Statewide Lockdowns Helped?

Can we compare COVID-19 case and death numbers between states?

Graphic by Kent R. Kroeger

After controlling for population density (and other factors), what can we say about statewide lockdowns to control COVID-19?

A Path Model for COVID-19 Cases and Deaths for U.S. States & D.C.

Interpretation of Results

APPENDIX: The Path Model Estimation Output

Model Set-up in JASP

Model Estimation Output