The death rate lags behind the infection rate by some time.
From a horrible peak of 93 deaths on the 9th January and a 7 day average of 60 on the 27th, to a 7 day average of 6 today, it’s been a long tough wait and, I appreciate, not yet over.
The level of infection started to fall, but from a great height of 2 649 at the end of January, to 655 today.
We won’t know if the stupidity in George Square has killed, until deaths increase again, if they do. Hopefully the vaccines have saved us this time.
Today, Professor Leitch seemed relaxed because the national level has flattened again but there are communities with dangerously high levels in parts of Glasgow and nearby regions.