(c) The Tusker 2020: THIS IS A SPOOF!

Our spoof above. The actual headline was:

Coronavirus: Five-mile restriction kept around border cluster

Way down the page in the BBC report yesterday:

Scotland’s clinical director Prof Jason Leitch added: “The initial first case that we were aware of is a health worker from the Carlisle hospital and that may be connected to an outbreak at that hospital, but we can’t be sure yet.

In the briefing yesterday, Leitch reflected on the probability that a failure to follow proper infection control procedures tended to be the explanation for small outbreaks like this one.

Imagine that was a Glasgow hospital?

STV mention the hospital, but only hear the end, and have this:

Travel rules remain in cross-border areas hit by virus cluster

Here’s how the Herald headlined the story:

Coronavirus: Dumfries and Galloway residents caught in cross-border Covid outbreak told ‘don’t travel to pubs in England’

They mention the Carlisle hospital, again well down the page and after two Scottish factories. The Scottish Sun does not mention the Carlisle hospital at all and goes for:

Coronavirus Scotland: Scots PPE factory workers being tested for Covid after cluster of cases in Dumfries and Galloway

The Express, likewise, does not mention the hospital and has:

Twitter erupts as Sturgeon ‘BANS’ Scots from England with border counties under lockdown