UK deaths drastically understated – and even Financial Times’ ‘cautious’ estimate misses mark
The UK government continues to understate the deaths Boris Johnson’s mismanagement of the UK’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has either caused or allowed – many of them entirely avoidable. The official daily total, exposed weeks ago by the SKWAWKBOX as a sham, barely states half of the deaths even according to the ‘cautious’ analysis of the Financial Times.
The Tories’ daily charts – now abandoned after the UK reached second-worst in the world even on the government’s figures – showed this country in a cluster of European nations, including France, Spain and Italy, with the US way above:
But even based on that cautious FT analysis, an honest chart – shown in a linear form so the distances between points are proportional and showing the FT’s honest-cautious UK death toll of around 61,000 – will look something like this:
However, even that figure of over 61,000 is almost certainly far short of reality.
Leaks from UK hospitals have demonstrated that in-hospital deaths – for a long time the only figure the government released – were being under-reported. Hospital whistleblowers revealed that the under-reporting was by half.
And every nation that properly measures its deaths in care homes has found that around half of all COVID-19 deaths take place in care homes – and those nations do not follow the Department of Health’s deliberate policy of sending infected elderly patients back to die in care homes, where they infected fellow residents. If care home deaths in the UK are any different to those of European care homes, the UK figure will be higher.
With a real in-hospital figure double that of the official number and that doubled again by care home deaths, the real UK total is likely to be well over 70,000 and perhaps even rivalling the US’s shame – something like this:
None of this will particularly disturb Boris Johnson or the eugenicists among his advisers. The ‘herd immunity’ plan, from the beginning, accommodated the deaths of half a million UK people or more – and it never went away; only the language and charts were changed.
And, as SKWAWKBOX exclusively revealed yesterday, the government has been quietly tripling its emergency mortuary capacity – at the same time as relaxing the lockdown and driving working people back onto public transport and into workplaces.
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