A JP Morgan study suggests lockdown measures have not only resulted in economic devastation but could have also resulted in more COVID-19 deaths.
Strict stay-at-home orders put in place in most states to stop the spread two months ago has so far seen nearly 39 million American lose their jobs.
There are now more than 1.6 million infections in the US and over 95,000 deaths.
The JP Morgan report says that restarting the US economy may not lead to a second surge in infections that health experts have feared.
Report says infection rates have been falling seen since lockdown measures were lifted in parts of the country.
Alabama, Wisconsin and Colorado are among those that saw lower infection rates (R rates) after lockdown measures were lifted, according to the report.
The R rate is the average number of people who will become infected by one person with the virus.