June 30 COVID-19 Update

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Nova Scotia Update:
0 new deaths
0 new hospitalizations (2 total)
0 new ICU cases (0 total)
1 new case (1062 total)
203 tests done
0 new recoveries (998 total)
1 active case (99.91% are officially concluded)

NS has 1 new case  today, meaning there is 1 active case in NS. The new case is related to travel and the individual has been self-isolating since returning to the province, as required. 53/63 (84%) NS deaths are from Northwood and 57/63 (90%) are from long term care in general (11 different facilities have reported cases, none have an active case). NS is now at 24 days without a death and Northwood is at 32 days with no new cases. Yesterday, 203 tests were complete with 1 new case reported.

From the Press Release:
“While we’ve made great progress in reducing the transmission of COVID-19, the reality is Nova Scotia will see more cases,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “I ask everyone to continue doing everything they can to keep COVID-19 at bay by respecting the rules and following public health advice.”

“Today’s case shows that we cannot be complacent about this virus. Living with COVID-19 is part of our new normal and no one should let their guard down,” said Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia. “It remains vitally important for people to practice physical distancing wherever possible and wear a mask when this is difficult, follow all public health directives on how people can gather, staying home if unwell and practice good hand washing and cleaning.”

- NS has 63 deaths, making the death rate 63/1M population
- Canada's rate sitting at 228/1M
- Global rate is 65.3/1M
- US rate is 385/1M
- Austria rate is 79/1M
- Spain is 604/1M
- Sweden is 519/1M

Notable points for today:
- Spain reported 3 deaths yesterday for an increase of 0.01%
- Austria reports 1 death, meaning 30/32 days under 0.5% increase, 28 of them at/under 0.3%.
- The rate of increase in Canada rose significantly to 0.52% with 44 deaths. This marks 25 days in a row under a 1% increase, 15 of them at/under 0.5%.
- The US rate of increase rose slightly to 0.27%. They are at 31 days in a row under a 1% increase, 10 of them at/under 0.5%.
- Sweden's increase rose to 0.57% meaning 22 of the last 26 days are under 1%, 15 of them under 0.5%.

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