In BBC article, University of Bristol researchers say if the economy declines on a par with what happened following the 2008 financial crash we should expect see a loss of three months of life on average across the population because of factors from declining living standards to poorer health care.

If this is true, it shows the devastating cost of the measures taken against COVID-19

As reported by the BBC, one of the first articles I've seen from them, putting the virus in the context of the costs of the current lock-down:

Coronavirus: How to understand the death toll, Nick Triggle, Health correspondent