COVID-19 Update August 24

COVID-19 Update August 24

  • Total: 298 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of every 99 Salem residents has been infected.
  • Salem Today: 1 new case, 13 active cases.

 

• • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT• • • • • •

  • Another Salem resident has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • For much of this month, through Friday, Salem was averaging a new case every other day. We have had 5 new cases in the past three days.
  • NH had 27 new cases today.
  • NH DHHS reported 2,165 new test results today, with a positivity rate of 1.25%.
  • Very rarely have Manchester or Nashua had a day without any infections. Today, both of them had no new cases.
  • Another 22 people have been reported as “recovered.”
  • NH’s active cases are back up to 255.
  • Salem still has 13 active cases, which is still the same number as Nashua. Manchester now has 22 active cases. No NH community has more than 25 active cases!
  • 1 new hospitalization brings the total to 712, but the count of current patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is now 11.
  • There were no new deaths in NH in the 24-hour period covered by this report.
  • Except for one day, Massachusetts’ positivity rate has remained under 2% for the past week and a half.

 

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 27
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 27
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 1
  • Total positive cases in NH: 7,134
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive: 1.25%
  • Active cases: 255
  • Percentage of positive cases that are still active: 3.6%
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 12
  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,771
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 80%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 2,165
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,617
  • New negative PCR cases in NH: 2,138
  • Total negative cases in NH: 191,095

 

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

  • New antibody tests: 22
  • Total antibody tests (No break down of positive vs. negative): 29,258
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 80
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

 

• • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • •

  • Announced today: 22
  • Total Recovered: 6,450
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 90.4%

 

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

  • New: 1
  • Current: 11
  • Total Hospitalized: 711 today; was 712 yesterday
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 9.98%
  • Percentage of those who have been hospitalized that are still in the hospital: 1.5%

 

• • • • • 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: 429
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 6.01%
  • 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.

Safe, and always, be kind!

 ~Bonnie


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