Welcome to the COVID Charts Quiz!
In 2020 people were told that business closures, stay-at-home orders, lockdowns, and mask mandates were necessary to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
Some people expected that places where these measures were absent or implemented half-heartedly would have drastically worse results.
With more than a year of these measures behind us, it's time to evaluate the results.
Preliminary academic studies have already been published, and they deserve our attention. This quiz is intended for the layman, because if these radical measures were truly justified the results should be clear and unambiguous in the data.
So let's take a look.