Collecting government data on the total number of cases of COVID-19 has always been a mess. The number is likely far higher than the "official" numbers, and this means government proclamations about fatality rates are little more than bad guesses.
State and local government budgets are in danger of collapsing. This will impel politicians to find ways to end the lockdowns. Politicians may not care whether you have a job. But they care deeply about their government budgets and jobs for their friends.
Contrary to a recent headline, the US is not about to become the "epicenter" of COVID-19. In fact, the death rate of COVID-19 is lower in the US than at the same point in the timeline for many other countries we are told are comparable to the US.