May 25 COVID-19 Update

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Nova Scotia Update:
0 new deaths
0 new hospitalization (6 total)
0 new ICU cases (3 total)
1 new case (1051 total)
489 tests done
1 new recovery (974 total)
19 active cases (no change, 1.81% of cases are active, 98.19% are concluded)

NS has 0 new deaths today. 52/58 (90%) NS deaths are from Northwood and 56/58 (97%) are from long term care in general (11 different facilities are now reporting cases, just Northwood with active cases). Outside of LTC, the story is the same - NS continues to perform very well day after day with no deaths and limited, if any new cases. Yesterday, 489 tests were completed with just 1 new case reported. 98.19% of ALL cases since day 1 are now concluded. As of today, there are just 19 active cases in TOTAL, just 3 of which are outside LTC. The 1 recovery reported today was from the other LTC that was reporting a single case. Note this is the first time NS has gone 4 days in a row without a death since the first death was reported.

From the press release today:
β€œIt remains important for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to the public health order and directives – practice good hand washing and other hygiene steps, maintain a physical distance of two metres or six feet from those not in your household or family household bubble and limit planned social gatherings of people outside your household or family household bubble to no more than five.”

- NS has 58 deaths, making the death rate 58/1M population
- Canada's rate sitting at 171/1M
- Global rate is 44.5/1M
- US rate is 298/1M
- Austria rate is 73/1M
- Spain is 604/1M
- Sweden is 391/1M

Notable points for today:
- Spain's rate of increase is just 0.26%. Their rate of increase is now well under 1% for the 22nd straight day and 9th day in a row at 0.4% or less! Note, Spain data will be 1 day behind going forward due to their untimely updates of late.
- Austria had 1 death. They are at 22 days under 1% including 15/16 under 0.5%.
- The rate of increase in Canada fell to barely 1%. This marks 10 days in a row at 2.1% or less. It was our 2nd lowest daily death toll since April 14 and 2nd lowest rate of increase since it all began.
- The US rate of increase dropped to just over 0.5%, and are at 17 days in a row under 2.12%. This is their lowest daily death toll since March 30 and lowest rate of increase since this began.
- Sweden's increase dropped to near 0% with just 6 deaths, meaning 13 of the last 16 days are under 2% including 8 of the last 9.

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