Boris Johnson Denies Saying “Let The Bodies Pile High”

The BBC reports:

Boris Johnson suggested that “bodies could pile high” during a heated discussion in No 10 in the autumn about lockdown, sources familiar with the conversation have told the BBC.

On Monday, the Daily Mail reported that Mr Johnson had said “let the bodies pile high in their thousands” rather than order a third lockdown. The PM denied making the remarks, adding that lockdowns had worked.

The “pile high” comments are said to have been made at the end of October when the government announced there would be a second lockdown in England following a sharp rise in coronavirus cases.

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