Registered On: September 7, 2015
Here’s a news article, taken from a local rag in Edinburgh to avoid any accusations of bias:
“Warnings have been issued that more than 100,000 people in the UK could die as an indirect result of the coronavirus pandemic.
As well as those who have tragically lost their lives to Covid-19, the impact on health services could see a huge number pass away for different reasons.
Delays in medical procedures and the pandemic’s impact on mental health are all expected to see the total death toll rise, as lockdown continues.
A new report by SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies), has stated that the financial impact of lockdown alone could take as many as 40,000 lives over the next 50 years.”
Note the lack of attribution of 100,000 solely to lockdown and the long time frame compared to the deaths we see now.
None of this should be scoffed at, and are clear negatives for lockdown, but when it comes to deaths it pales in the immediate worries from the pandemic.