The Herald makes no attempt to tell you anything useful, with:
SCOTLAND has recorded 17 coronavirus deaths and 2,287 new cases in the past 24 hours, the latest Scottish Government figures show.
The death toll under this daily measure – of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days – now stands at 9,562.https://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/19746476.covid-scotland-2-200-new-cases-17-deaths-overnight/
2 287 is down from 2 888 in the previous 24 hours and is the lowest number of cases since November 9th. There are 727 in hospital, down from more than 1 100 in late September and only 53 in ICU, the lowest figure since August 29th.
The infection rate in England was 42 272, nearly twice that in Scotland after surging ahead on November 14th.
BBC Scotland is not reporting any comparative figures and is still using graphs with 10 day-old data: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53511877