June 20 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)
472 tests done
0 new recoveries (998 total)
1 active case (0.09% of cases are active, 99.91% 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, 472 tests were completed with 0 new cases reported. 99.91% of ALL cases since day 1 are now concluded. NS is now at 16 days in a row with no deaths and just 2 new cases overall in the last 14 days, none in the last 11 days. There is just 1 active case in NS, all outside LTC. Northwood is at 23 days with no new cases.

From the Press Release:
“As we head into the official start of summer with another straight day of no new cases of COVID-19, I want to congratulate the many graduates who are finding new ways to celebrate this year,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “Please enjoy this important time with your friends and family responsibly. While we’ve been able to loosen restrictions, it is important that everyone remains vigilant about following the public health protocols.”

- NS has 62 deaths, making the death rate 62/1M population
- Canada's rate sitting at 222/1M
- Global rate is 59.4/1M
- US rate is 363/1M
- Austria rate is 78/1M
- Spain is 603/1M
- Sweden is 494/1M

Notable points for today:
- Spain has reconciled their data and over 1000 deaths have been added. Don't pay attention to the spike showing today specifically but the overall should now be accurate.
- Austria reports 0 deaths, meaning 39/42 days under 0.5% increase as well as the last 20/22 days at/under 0.3%.
- The rate of increase in Canada maintained at about 0.5%. This marks 36 days in a row at 2.1% or less including 15 in a row under 1%.
- The US rate of increase reduced to under 0.6%. They are at 36 days in a row under a 2% increase, 26 of them under 1% including the last 21 in a row.
- Sweden reports 0 deaths. 36 of the last 42 days are under 2% including the 22/23 days and the last 13/16 under 1%.

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