COVID-19 Update June 19
- Salem Total: 268 confirmed cases
- 1 out of every 110 residents has been infected.
- Salem Today: 1 new case, 47 active cases.
• • • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT • • • • • •
- Salem’s cumulative total has gone up and down several times in the last fourteen days, but has not gone more than 268, nor lower than 265, even with a new case today.
- There were 36 new infections in the state, which isn’t a large number, although it is 22 more than yesterday.
- Of the 36 new cases, 27 were in Hillsborough County, with 11 in Rochester and 9 were in Manchester.
- The number of current cases has continued to go down, as we remove more recovered cases than we add new ones.
- Of the 940 current cases, 600 are in Hillsborough County, and 187 are in Rockingham County. Only 18% are in other counties.
- Of the 600 current cases in Hillsborough County, over ¼ (189) are in Manchester. Nashua now has 67 active cases. With 11 new cases, Nashua had the most new cases today.
- Over 100,000 NH residents have tested negative.
- Yesterday the State reported that 80% of those who have been infected have recovered; and I came up with 76.0%. Today I have 76.7%, which rounds up to 77%, which is what the State is reporting.
- Current hospitalizations went up by 7, but is still lower than the daily average for the past week.
- Hospitalizations remain at 10% of all confirmed cases.
- I have updated the graph showing the cases in Salem. Looking good, Salem!
• • • • • DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN NH • • • • • •
- New positive cases per DHHS: 37
- My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total):36
- Children under 18 in new cases: 1
- Total positive cases in NH: 5,486
- Percentage of tests that are positive: 1.95%
- Active cases: 940
- Percentage of positive cases that are still active: 17.1
- New cases in Rockingham County: 3
- Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,427
- Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 82%
- Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 1,842
- The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,307
- New negative PCR cases in NH: 1,806
- Total negative cases in NH (as reported by DHHS): 100,081
• • • • • OTHER TEST RESULTS • • • • • •
- New antibody tests: 278
- Total antibody tests (No break down of positive vs. negative): 17,126
- The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 561
- Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1
• • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • •
- Announced today: 69
- Total: 4,209
- Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 76.7%
• • • • • HOSPITALIZATIONS IN NH • • • • • •
- New: 16
- Current: 61
- Total: 549
- Percentage of all confirmed cases that have been hospitalized: 10.01%
- Percentage of those who have been hospitalized that are still in the hospital: 11.1%
• • • • • DEATHS IN NH • • • • • •
- Lives lost today: 6
- Persons over 60 years of age who died today: 6
- Persons under 60 years of age who died today: 0
- Total fatalities in NH associated with COVID-19: 337
- NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 6.1%
- Lives lost in Rockingham today: 1 male
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, the weekend is here! Even though many have gone back to work, and the concern about the virus is diminishing, we still need to take a mental health break. Know that it is possible to multi-task, so have fun, act responsibly, stay safe, and always, be kind.
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Q: How much testing is NH doing in comparison to our neighboring states?
A: We aren’t doing enough tests!
My accumulation of resources has been moved. These can now be found at https://www.bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-resources/
Salem specific info can be found at https://www.bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-cases-in-salem/
The report containing information about other towns, counties and our MA neighbors has been moved to https://www.bonnie4salem.us/covid-19-update-nh-towns/I’m updating this information weekly. The last update was May 24.
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