COVID-19 Update July 7

  • Total: 275 confirmed cases
  • 1 out of every 107 residents has been infected.
  • Salem Today: 1 new case, 43 active cases.

 

• • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT• • • • • •

  • Salem has one new case today.
  • Only 631 test results were returned in NH today. The daily average is 1,419 results for the last two weeks, and a daily average of 1,172 for the last week. The positivity rate is a low 2.85%. (The two-week daily average is 2.1%)
  • Today, the US had 67,380 people who were confirmed with COVID-19. The average over the last week is 48,111.
  • Massachusetts has now run more than 900,000 COVID-19 tests.
  • The number of NH’s active cases is now under 800, for the first time since this data was made available.
  • Manchester is now down to under 100 current cases. Only one community, Goffstown, has more than 100.
  • Over 80% of all NH residents who have been infected are reported out as “recovered.”
  • I realized I hadn’t updated the nursing home info for a while, and found a more recent report from the State, so that page has been updated. This evening, I heard from a friend/follower. Her Mom’s LTC facility, Warde Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Windham, has had a staff member diagnosed with COVID-19.  I expect that will be reported soon.
  • How much do your activities put you at risk? Here’s a great chart that explains it. For future reference, it has been added to my Resources article.

 

• • • • • DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN NH • • • • • •

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 19
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 18
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 2
  • Total positive cases in NH: 5,932
  • Percentage of tests that are positive: 2.85%
  • Active cases: 790
  • Percentage of positive cases that are still active: 13.3%
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 3 per DHHS, 4 by math.
  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,499
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 82%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 631
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,172
  • New negative PCR cases in NH: 631
  • Total negative cases in NH (as reported by DHHS): 122,579

 

• • • • • OTHER TEST RESULTS • • • • • •

  • New antibody tests: 54
  • Total antibody tests (No break down of positive vs. negative): 20,509
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 208
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

 

• • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • •

  • Announced today: 22
  • Total: 4,706
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 79.6%

 

• • • • • HOSPITALIZATIONS IN NH • • • • • •

  • New: 3
  • Current: 24
  • Total: 577
  • Percentage of those who have been hospitalized that are still in the hospital: 4.2%

 

• • • • • DEATHS IN NH • • • • • •

  • Lives lost today: 2
  • Persons over 60 years of age who died today: 2
  • Persons under 60 years of age who died today: 0
  • Total fatalities in NH associated with COVID-19: 384
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 6.5%
  • Lives lost in Rockingham today: 0

These are not simply numbers. We must not forget that these are all someone’s husband or wife, mother or father, sister or brother, son or daughter, friend or neighbor.

 

Useful links

  • If you are having trouble paying your rent or mortgage because of COVID-19, help can be found here.
  • Apply for the Self Employed Livelihood Fund (SELF) will be available starting Monday, July 6, 2020. – July 17, 2020. If you are self-employed, you may be eligible for this CARES Act grant, designed to help you recover some of your COVID-19 losses. Details are on the State’s website.
  • Info about COVID-19 testing is compiled in one place on my website.
  • Complications of COVID-19 Survivors of all ages can be found on my website.
  • Help for Salem residents is on my website.
  • A list of COVID-19 Resources can be found on my website.
  • An update of nearby communities can be found here.
  • Institutional Outbreaks as of June 18 on my website.

We are living in challenging times. Try to stay positive. Watch out for others; are your friends and family doing ok? If things get you down, don’t be afraid to ask for help: Call the #SuicideAwareness hotline at 1-800-273-8255. Stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie


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RESOURCES:

My accumulation of resources has been moved. These can now be found at https://bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-resources/

Salem specific info can be found at https://bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-cases-in-salem/

The report containing information about other towns, counties and our MA neighbors has been moved to https://bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-update-nh-towns/I’m updating this information weekly. The last update was May 24.


Sources used to create this report: