Anti-lockdown protesters in VA
Several mainstream newspapers have claimed to have evidence that the protests against "lockdown" during coronavirus or the Covid-19 crisis. Some have even called them "AstroTurf" as opposed to "grassroots" protests, meaning that they were organized or funded by groups which have a different goal and a lot of money, rather than by activists interested in their purported goal of ending lockdown.
Covid Lockdown

Peter Hitchens has said that the stay-at-home orders, or "lockdown" policy, is disproportionate to the coronavirus pandemic and that there is no evidence that it will save lives. Could it be true that there is no evidence that a "lockdown" will help to save a single life? Is there evidence that a lockdown will help to flatten the curve of infection?