The following statistics spell out the impact of this virus as collated by http://ourworldindata.org .
This is what an exponential growth looks like:
And this is how we compare with other countries. Note that it is a LOG scale
I was surprised that the ‘normal death toll in the UK is about 580,000 people per year or just under 1,600 per day. (Also surprised that there are 16 suicides per day which is more than road accidents and drug misuse combines