In the week-ending 1st August (most recent data) 7 850 patients were reported for Covid. Only 1, one, had been infected in a hospital.
That’s an astonishing performance in infection control across 279 hospitals.
This data is hardly ever reported. BBC Scotland’s Lisa Summers will tweet excitedly if the graph goes up at all.
At this level, the only way is up. Watch for it.
NHS England deals with this by not reporting at all but a study published in Hospital Healthcare Europe suggested a figure of 10% over the first wave: