COVID-19 Update June 2

Salem Total: 247 confirmed cases, 1 out of every 120 residents

Salem Today: 2 new cases; 66 active cases.

 

****** TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ******

  • Globally: 6,473,215 cases; 381,706 deaths
  • US: 1,89,647 confirmed cases; 108,057 deaths.
  • Manchester continues to be the location with the most new cases. They have now passed 1,200 confirmed cases.
  • Manchester added 24 new cases today. Nashua added 7, Goffstown added 5. Salem, Concord, Londonderry and Hudson each added two new confirmed cases.
  • NH has now run over 70,000 negative tests, and a total of over 75,000 tests.
  • For three days in a row, the current hospitalization number has been under 100.
  • Over 3,000 NH residents have now officially recovered from COVID-19.
  • MA has now done over 600,000 tests.
  • Over 3000 NH residents have officially recovered from COVID-19.

****** DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN NH ******

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 65
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 64
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 6
  • Total positive cases in NH: 4,749
  • Percentage of tests that are positive: 4.59%
  • Active cases: 1,422
  •  Percentage of positive cases that are still active: 29.9%
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 7
  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,320
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 81%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 1,395
  • Daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,449
  • New negative PCR cases in NH: 1,331
  • Total negative cases in NH (as reported by DHHS): 70,990

****** OTHER TEST RESULTS ******

  • New antibody tests: 203
  • Total antibody tests: (No break down of positive vs. negative) 12,249
  • Daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 540
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

****** RECOVERED IN NH ******

  • Announced today: 117
  • Total: 3,071
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 64.7%

****** HOSPITALIZATIONS IN NH ******

  • New: 6
  • Current: 97
  • Total: 462
  • Percentage of all confirmed cases that have been hospitalized: 10%
  • Percentage of those who have been hospitalized that are still in the hospital: 21.0%

****** DEATHS IN NH ******

  • Lives lost today: 11
  • Persons over 60 years of age who died today: 11
  • Persons under 60 years of age who died today: 0
  • Total fatalities in NH associated with COVID-19: 256
  •  NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 5.4%
  • NH Residents hospitalized with COVID-19 that died: 55.4%
  • Lives lost in Rockingham today: 1 female

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.

 

****** Key points. Read details in the article ******

  • A Salem father has sued the State for providing inadequate remote education.
  • What Do The Results From Antibody Testing Actually Tell Us About COVID-19?
  • Summer camps weigh whether to open under COVID-19 guidelines

 

COVID-19 is not dominating the news right now. Should you choose to express your First Amendment rights, please be smart, stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie

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Q: How much testing is NH doing in comparison to our neighboring states?

A: We aren’t doing enough tests!
WHY???


Today’s COVID-19 Statistics:

Salem’s confirmed cases: 

  • May 19: 213; 118 active (The highest number of active cases.)
  • May 20: 218; 116 active
  • May 21: 220; 86 active
  • May 22: 225; 77 active
  • May 23: 227; 74 active
  • May 24: 226???; 76 active
  • May 25: 228; 67 active
  • May 26: 235; 73 active
  • May 27: 235; 68 active
  • May 28: 239; 70 active
  • May 29: 239; 68 active
  • May 30: 241, 65 active
  • May 31: 244; 68 active
  • June 1: 245; 68 active
  • June 2: 247; 66 active

Earlier dates for Salem have been moved to https://bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-cases-in-salem/


The weekly report has been moved to https://bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-weekly-updates/. This is a summary of the info from NH DHHS; with more demographics than provided on a daily basis. They last updated this info on May 18.

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.


Today’s News pertaining to COVID-19

A Salem father has sued the State for providing inadequate remote education.

Lawsuit claims state went too far in implementing remote learning; Plaintiff says risks of COVID-19 to children low. Read more.

What Do The Results From Antibody Testing Actually Tell Us About COVID-19? 

Antibody testing could help determine whether someone has been infected with COVID-19 in the past. But there are still a lot of unknowns about what else we might learn from the tests. Read more.

Summer camps weigh whether to open under COVID-19 guidelines

Summer camps are making tough decisions about whether they can comply with new state guidelines intended to protect children and staff members from COVID-19. Read more.


RESOURCES:

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


Sources used to create this report: