Let’s start with the good news. One in every 200 tests are now coming back positive for Covid-19 in Scotland. From 32,021 tests in Scotland last week, 155 were positive, just 0.5 per cent. The WHO says tests should be delivering sub-5 per cent results for two weeks before lockdown easing measures are considered, so […]

Swinney’s gamble

The bosses’ offensive is reaching full throttle. The key piece of government advice it has in its sights is the two metre rule for physical distancing.  Tory backbenchers are pushing the Cabinet hard for a relaxation of the rule, citing World Health Organisation advice of one metre and pointing to countries, like Singapore for instance, […]

Sticking to the 2 metre rule is a litmus test