https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-53217095

Is the above explained by this below from 10 days ago? Leicester has the highest South Asian population in the UK at 30% and they are more likely to be diabetic. 40% of South Asian hospital patients had diabetes compared with 25% of white groups and diabetes is very strongly correlated with covid mortality.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53097676

In Scotland too, South Asians seem to suffer more than other BAME groups.

However, in Scotland, South Asians are less likely to die than whites:

4.1% (225 000) of the Scottish population is recorded as one of the non-White ethnic minority groups yet they only make up 1% (90% Asians) of the Covid-19 deaths.

https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files/statistics/covid19/ethnicity-deceased-covid-19-may20.pdf

‘https://www.statista.com/statistics/367842/scotland-ethnicity-of-population/

Is this because Scotland’s South Asians – Pakistanis, Sikhs, Indians – are a more urban, formally-educated group than the rural, impoverished Bangladeshis in England?