June 15 COVID-19 Update

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Nova Scotia Update:
0 new deaths
0 new hospitalizations (2 total)
0 new ICU cases (1 total)
0 new cases (1061 total)
456 tests done
0 new recoveries (996 total)
3 active cases (0.28% of cases are active, 99.72% are concluded)

NS has 0 new deaths today. 53/62 (85%) NS deaths are from Northwood and 57/62 (92%) are from long term care in general (11 different facilities have reported cases, none have an active case). Yesterday, 456 tests were completed with 0 new cases reported. 99.72%% of ALL cases since day 1 are now concluded. NS is now at 11 days in a row with no deaths and just 3 new cases overall in the last 14 days, none in the last 6 days. There are just 3 active cases in NS, all outside LTC (2 of them in hospital). Northwood is at 18 days with no new cases.

From the Press Release:
"COVID-19 has been hardest on seniors and those with disabilities living in nursing and special care homes. It has been lonely and difficult, but it has been necessary", said Premier Stephen McNeil. "I understand it is not the long-awaited hug you have been craving, but sitting in the fresh air for a visit with a loved one is a good first step. If we do this properly and keep everyone safe, you will be able to get that hug when the time is right."

- NS has 62 deaths, making the death rate 62/1M population
- Canada's rate sitting at 217/1M
- Global rate is 56/1M
- US rate is 353/1M
- Austria rate is 76/1M
- Spain is 578/1M
- Sweden is 476/1M

Notable points for today:
- Spain reported 0 deaths. Pandemic has been contained.
- Austria reports 0 deaths meaning 35/37 days under 0.5% increase as well as the last 17 days in a row at/under 0.3%. Pandemic has been contained.
- The rate of increase in Canada fell to under 0.5%. This marks 31 days in a row at 2.1% or less including 10 in a row under 1%.
- The US rate of increase fell drastically to under 0.3%. They are at 31 days in a row under a 2% increase, 21 of them under 1% including the last 16 in a row. Yesterday's death toll was the lowest since March 27 and the lowest rate of increase since this all began.
- Sweden reported 0 deaths. 32 of the last 37 days are under 2% including the last 18 in a row and the last 9/11 under 1%.

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