COVID-19 Update September 8

  • Total: 309 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of every 96 Salem residents has been infected
  • Salem Today: 1 new case, 8 active cases

 

• • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT • • • • • •

  • Salem has another new case today.
  • Salem has averaged 1.17 new infections per day for the past week.
  • It almost is beginning to feel as though yesterday, with zero new cases in Salem, could be the exception, and not the rule. I’m hoping not.
  • 206 new cases were announced in NH from September 2 to September 8. 21 of hose people were announced today.
  • Only 664 test results were returned today. With a small base, there is likely to be a bigger percentage of all tests coming back as positive. The positivity rate today was 2.71%.
  • Of the towns I look at every day, only one had more than one new case. Windham has NINE new cases.
  • A global total of more than 900,000 people have died from COVID-19.

 

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 21
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 18
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 6
  • Total positive cases in NH: 7,494
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive: 2.71%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 664
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today:
  • New negative results reported today: 646
  • Total negative cases in NH: 215,469

 

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

  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,858
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 11
  • Rockingham County: New cases per 100K residents: 3.6
  • Rockingham County 1-week average per 100K residents: 2.2
  • 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: 236
  • Active cases in Rockingham County: 64
  • Percent of NH’s active cases that are in Rockingham County: 27.1%

 

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

  • New antibody tests: 10
  • Total antibody tests (No break down of positive vs. negative): 30,163
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 59
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

 

• • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • •

  • Announced today: 20
  • Total Recovered: 6,825
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 91.1%

 

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

  • New: 0
  • Current: 7
  • Total Hospitalized: 718
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 9.58%

 

• • • • • 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: 433
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 5.78%
  • 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.

It has been a very long day. I wonder if my face will reflect that I was wearing a mask outside for 12 hours today? This could create an interesting tan line! However, it is worth it as I try to 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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