June 16 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)
355 tests done
1 new recovery (997 total)
2 active cases (0.19% of cases are active, 99.81% 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, 355 tests were completed with 0 new cases reported. 99.81% of ALL cases since day 1 are now concluded. NS is now at 12 days in a row with no deaths and just 3 new cases overall in the last 14 days, none in the last 7 days. There are just 2 active cases in NS, all outside LTC (both in hospital). Northwood is at 19 days with no new cases.

From the Press Release:
“Today marks the seventh consecutive day with no new cases of COVID-19. Everyone in Nova Scotia has made sacrifices to get us there, said Premier Stephen McNeil. While we can all be pleased with our progress, it is essential that we remain vigilant. Please continue to follow all guidelines and do everything you can to keep our province safe."

- NS has 62 deaths, making the death rate 62/1M population
- Canada's rate sitting at 218/1M
- Global rate is 56.4/1M
- US rate is 354/1M
- Austria rate is 77/1M
- *Spain is 578/1M
- Sweden is 478/1M

Notable points for today:
- It's been determined that Spain has effectively put their death rate on hold due to the new reporting system they are using. I will update once I can find out more.
- Austria reports 1 death meaning 36/38 days under 0.5% increase as well as the last 18 days in a row at/under 0.3%. Pandemic has been contained.
- The rate of increase in Canada fell to under 0.4%. This marks 32 days in a row at 2.1% or less including 11 in a row under 1%.
- The US rate of increase increased slightly but still under 0.4%. They are at 32 days in a row under a 2% increase, 22 of them under 1% including the last 17 in a row.
- Sweden's increase was 0.35%. 33 of the last 38 days are under 2% including the last 19 in a row and the last 10/12 under 1%.

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