Independent SAGE and the “27,000 Excess Deaths” Claim

It is implausible there would be another “27,000 excess deaths” without another wave.

Speaking on Sky News, Prof Sir David King (Independent SAGE) asserted:

What we are saying is 27,000 excess deaths are likely between now and next April if the expectation by the Chief Medical Officer is that he would be surprised and delighted if the UK is in the same place next spring.

If he’s correct we would still have about 2,000 to 3,000 new…