COVID-19 Update April 5

Today’s COVID-19 update:

The State has announced “only” 48 new confirmed cases, for a total of 669. 92 (nearly 14% of the confirmed cases) are hospitalized. There were no reported deaths in the last 24 hours, keeping the total of those whose deaths were linked to COVI-19 at 9 deaths.

The city with the most cases is Manchester, with 101 confirmed cases. Nashua has 66 confirmed cases. Salem is third, with 20-40 cases. All other towns in the state are reporting less than 20 cases. Hillsborough County, which includes Manchester and Nashua, has confirmed 249 cases. Rockingham County has 230 confirmed cases.

NH’s estimated peak resource use as of April is April 17.


Salem Government

Watch for updates pertinent to Salem on Monday, when, at 6:30, the Town of Salem’s Emergency Operations Center Team will make a public address on COVID-19.

Other Salem Government events coming up:

Watch the above meetings on Salem Community TV — Channel 23 on Comcast
Other options:


Resources to help in challenging times:




New Hampshire:

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services:

Office of the Governor:

Mindi Messmer: A scientist who is reporting frequently on COVID-19, Mindi is also a candidate for Executive Council, District 3 (including Salem).

More info about COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

The World Health Organization:

Media with NH COVID-19 news:



Financial Assistance

SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Formerly Food Stamps)

Link to other  NH benefits:

Businesses and Employers: Guidance for Small Businesses 


Sources for data included in this report:

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