The infection rate in Northern Ireland has been the highest in the UK for almost a month now. At 78.7 average cases per 100 000, it now sits 66% higher than the UK and England which are themselves 50% higher than in Scotland, the lowest in the UK.
The rate in Northern Ireland is 250% higher than in Scotland yet travel is permitted.
Imagine Scotland had the Northern Ireland figures? Imagine BBC Scotland?
Here’s what BBC Northern Ireland think is in the public interest:
When, in July, Scotland did have the highest rate:
Smell the glee in the Times headline?
As in England and Wales, BBC Northern Ireland’s agenda is not to shame nor to panic their own folk.