Today (Saturday) the Daily Mirror reported that the total number of UK Covid-19 deaths past 70,000 – nearly 16,000 more than the official death toll.
The newspaper says this is an increase of 3,000 deaths in one week.
It says the official total only went up to Nov 6 and did not include a further 5,135 in Scotland by Novemeber 15 and 1,227 deaths in Northern Ireland up November 13. These brought the total to 65,911.
Since the statistics were compiled it’s know there has been a further 4,343 deaths making a total of more than 70,000.
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