Visualising 150,000 UK coronavirus deaths – BBC News

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150,000 people in the UK have now died with Covid-19.

The sobering figure has been reached after nearly two years of daily coronavirus statistics.

The BBC’s Health and Science Reporter Laura Foster tries to help us understand the impact Covid has had on the UK.

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