In the last 24 hours, Scotland was the only part of the UK to have no deaths caused by Covid-19. No Scottish media have noticed it though they have noticed that Scotland’s infection rate, for the first time ever, was higher than England’s. That WAS THE news.
Is the above map a fluke? No. In the last seven days, Scotland had far fewer deaths per 1 million population:
What about the whole period of the pandemic?
Other than Northern Ireland fortunately separated by sea, Scotland has had the lowest death rate and far lower than in England.
I know, the care homes! Didn’t I hear Scotland was the worst? Gotcha?
Research reveals deaths during Covid-19 peak were 27% higher in English care homes:
All graphs from: https://www.travellingtabby.com/uk-coronavirus-tracker/