Daily fluctuations in the number of new infections tell us little though they are often the stuff of MSM reports, seeking to excite rather than inform. The 7 Day Average trend is positive, falling steadily now for two weeks. The strategy is working.
The number needing to be hospitalised is stable and falling slightly. Our worst fears have not materialised. Those requiring intensive care are fewer every day so NHS Scotland is not just coping it could cope with more. We ‘normals’ feel good about this as we would if we were in the black financially, but Lisa Summers and Glen Campbell see only an opportunity to imply over-spending.
Surely after his experience, the PM would not share their perspective, would withdraw his ‘resilience’ jibe and never talk again of ‘spaffing’ taxpayers’ money up a wall?
These graphs are from the very handy: