COVID-19 Update August 28

COVID-19 Update August 28

  • Total: 302 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of every 98 Salem residents has been infected
  • Salem Today: 1 new case, 14 active cases

 

• • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT• • • • • •

  • Salem has another new confirmed case today. We have averaged 1.29 new infections per day for the past week.
  • NH DHHS has reported 23 new cases today, although the total count has only gone up by 22 new cases.
  • As the number of active cases has gone up in Salem, Manchester’s numbers have been going down. We now have more actives cases in Salem than any other NH community.
  • Out of 2,214 tests reported today, there were 23 new confirmed cases today.
  • Today the positivity rate is 1.03%
  • Only 12 more people in NH were reported today as “recovered” from COVID-19.
  • For the third day in a row, there have been no new hospitalizations in NH.
  • NH DHHS reported that another NH person has lost their life because of COVID-19.

 

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 23
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 22
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 1
  • Total positive cases in NH: 7,216
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive: 1.03%
  • Active cases: 230 (Was 219 just two days ago).
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 8
  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,794
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 80%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 2,140
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,640
  • New negative PCR cases in NH: 2,118
  • Total negative cases in NH: 198,941

 

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

  • New antibody tests: 100
  • Total antibody tests (No break down of positive vs. negative): 29,578
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 73
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

 

• • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • •

  • Announced today: 12
  • Total Recovered: 6,554
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 90.8%

 

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

  • New: 0
  • Current: 8
  • Total Hospitalized: 713
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 9.88%

 

• • • • • DEATHS IN NH • • • • • •

  • Lives lost today: 1
  • Persons over 60 years of age who died today: 1
  • 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: 5.99%
  • 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.

I have many things I would like to say tonight, but I’m frustrated, so I’m going to stay quiet. Have a good weekend. Stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie


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