Coronavirus Growth in Western Countries: May 31 Update

Here’s the coronavirus death toll through May 31. Sweden is really not looking good. Canada’s outlier is due to a big increase in deaths reported from Quebec. The UK is flat at around 4 deaths per million and the US remains flat at around 3 deaths per million.

The raw data from Johns Hopkins is here. The Public Health Agency of Sweden is here.

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