Relaxed Sweden had no more deaths than house arrest UK

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If the mass house arrest in the United Kingdom is so effective at beating Covid-19, how come chilled out Sweden has about 6,000 deaths for its population of 10 million people, while house arrest UK has 42.000 deaths for a population of 70 million?

Now I’m no genius but are these figures for death rates statistically almost identical?

Mr JF, Coalisland, By text message

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