LITTLE OR NO EVIDENCE THAT BLM PROTESTS LED TO COVID INCREASES
Thousands of people march eastbound on Division St. during a Black Lives Matter protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020.Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Evidence suggests recent protests didn’t cause surge in COVID-19 infections
If the protests had driven an explosion in cases, experts say, the jumps would have started to become apparent within two weeks. But that didn’t happen in many cities with the largest protests, including Chicago.