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Toby Young tried to downplay Covid-19 but his maths skills let him down

We tend to brace ourselves before investigating why Toby Young is trending on Twitter, because it so often leads down a dark alley of bigotry, but today’s gift to topical and funny tweeters is the free speech advocate’s grasp of maths – or otherwise.

Somehow, we doubt that the calculation error will stop people from quoting him to back up their conspiracy theories, but a lot of people quoted him for another reason – to take the piss.

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