Financial Times: Coronavirus death toll in UK twice as high as official figure

Financial Times: Coronavirus death toll in UK twice as high as official figure. I don’t usually include FT stories because they have a pretty unforgiving paywall, but this one is marked Free to Read. “The coronavirus pandemic has already caused as many as 41,000 deaths in the UK, according to a Financial Times analysis of the latest data from the Office for National Statistics. The estimate is more than double the official figure of 17,337 released by ministers on Tuesday, which is updated daily and only counts those who have died in hospitals after testing positive for the virus.”

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