A picture IS worth 1000 words.
While the demographers among us had a hard time not seeing population pyramids here (please note this is days on the y axis, not age!), we think the image tells a pretty compelling story.
h/t to Nerdy Girl Dr. Alison Buttenheim for sharing this image on twitter!
Note these data are only through July 5th, both deaths and cases have continued to go up in the UK since then.