As I sink into Level 4, I can’t help but be a bit surprised that South Ayrshire has been included. I agree there has to be a line but when you look south, we’re definitely going hard at the virus up here.
Look at the 7 Day Average below:
The infection level in England is twice that in Scotland.
And, it’s falling here while still climbing there:
And hospital admissions are falling quite fast:
So why are some going to Level 4. I think I know the answer.
By Christmas, the infection level in Scotland will be so low that the female Santa Claus, St Nicola, will be able to take a chance on a few days of normal again, suspend the rules and watch with a grin to see whether Boris and Matt have the nerve to do the same.