Only 799 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Scotland over the last 24 hours while there were 21 952 across the UK.
This means the UK rate per capita, pro rata, per head population and taking population into account, is approaching three times the level of that in Scotland.
The contrast between infection levels in Scotland and Rumpuk is stark:
Only Jackie Baillie’s West Dunbartonshire has failed to reduce the infection level due to the Royal Navy’s refusal to insist on face coverings in nuclear subs or in local bars.
BBC Scotland’s Disclosure programme has a special tonight on how the First Minister’s communication style has saved the lives of thousands.
They’re interviewing some old folk who are upset because their annoying relatives can now visit them in their care homes.