COVID-19 Update September 4

  • Total: 303 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of every 98 Salem residents has been infected
  • Salem Today: 1 new cases, 8 active cases

• • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT • • • • • •

  • Salem had a great run, but unfortunately, it is over. We had one new case today. Despite that, we are down to 8 active cases, which is good news.
  • NH DHHS has reported 23 new cases today, with a cumulative total of 21 new cases.
  • Happily, only one more NH child under 18 has been infected
  • NH reported 1,388 test results; the positivity rate is 1.51%.
  • Another 51 people have “recovered.” This has brought several of the communities that I’ve been watching down to zero active cases.
  • Exeter became the 24th NH community to have more than 50 active cases.
  • I did a quick look at NH communities; see the new chart, below the calendar.
  • Total hospitalizations went up by one, but the number of people currently hospitalized went down by one.
  • There have been no new COVID-19 fat­alities in NH for the past week!
  • The increase in new global cases from yesterday to today is 306,979 new cases, a new record since I’ve been tracking these numbers. The two-week average is 261,019. New cases in the US were up by 51,272; the two-week average is “only” 42,128.

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 23
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 21
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 1
  • Total positive cases in NH: 7,368
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive: 1.51%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 1,388
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,418
  • New negative PCR cases in NH: 1,367
  • Total negative cases in NH: 209,895

• • • • • Rockingham County • • • • • •

  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,829
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 8
  • Rockingham County: New cases per 100K residents: 2.6
  • Rockingham County 1-week average per 100K residents: 1.7
  • Percent of all cases from Rockingham County: 24.8%
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 80%

• • • • • Active Cases • • • • • •

  • Active cases in NH: 209
  • Active cases in Rockingham County: 64
  • Percent of NH’s active cases that are in Rockingham County: 30.6%

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

  • New antibody tests: 111
  • Total antibody tests (No break down of positive vs. negative): 30,036
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 65
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

• • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • •

  • Announced today: 52
  • Total Recovered: 6,727
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 91.3%

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

  • New: 1
  • Current: 9
  • Total Hospitalized: 716
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 9.73%

• • • • • DEATHS IN NH • • • • • •

  • Lives lost today: 0
  • Persons over 60 years of age who died today: 0
  • Persons under 60 years of age who died today: 0
  • Total fatalities in NH associated with COVID-19: 432
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 5.86­­%
  • 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.

 

And so we begin a long weekend. Happy Labor Day!  Experts are concerned about the possibility of superspreader events, so be please enjoy yourself, but still, be smart, stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie

 


Communities that had had more than 50 total cases, or communities that currently have more than 5 active cases. (September 4)

How our numbers have changed over time

 

 


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