Tonight at around 6:05pm, we heard

‘The figures in Scotland and Northern Ireland are higher.’

In Scotland 25% of coronavirus deaths were in care homes but that’s because the total number of which they are a percentage is much lower!

By today, 21 April, there have been 985 deaths in total in Scotland and 237 were in care homes.

https://www.travellingtabby.com/scotland-coronavirus-tracker/

In England, by the same date, 15 607 deaths were reported.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51768274

So, taking the BBC figure of 10% we get get 1 560 care home deaths.

Per capita, the Scottish figure may be slightly higher, at the moment, but the Chief Executive of Care England has predicted massive under-reporting with around 7 500 already dead in care homes from coronavirus:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/21/coronavirus-deaths-in-care-homes-in-england-and-wales-more-than-quadruple-in-a-week