COVID-19 Update November 3

COVID-19 Update November 3

  • Total: 419 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of 71 Salem residents have been infected
  • Salem Today: 3 new cases, 41 active cases 

Community Transmission (per NH Department of Health and Human Services): The overall level of community transmission is defined using three metrics.  A community is then assigned an overall level based on the highest-level determination for any specific metric. The metric which is changing the most right now is the number of new cases.

  • NH Community Transmission Metrics:
    • New Cases per 100k over 14 days
      • Scale: Minimal: <50; Moderate: 50 – 100; Substantial: >100. 
      • Daily average: 121.1 (SUBSTANTIAL)
    • New hospitalizations per 100k over 14 days:
      • Scale: Minimal: <10; Moderate: 10 – 20; Substantial: >20, 
      • Daily average: 1.3%
    • Average PCR Test Positivity Rate over 7 days:
      • Scale: Minimal: <5%; Moderate: 5% – 10%; Substantial: >10%
      • Daily average: 1.7%
    • New Hampshire’s Level of Transmission: SUBSTANTIAL
  • Rockingham County Transmission:
    • New Cases per 100k over 14 days137.5
    • New hospitalizations per 100k over 14 days: 1.0
    • Average PCR Test Positivity Rate over 7 days: 2.7
    • Rockingham County’s Level of Transmission: Substantial
  • Other NH Locations, with changes from yesterday
    • Manchester: (144.2 new case average; 3.6 hospitalizations; 1.7% positivity). Substantial
    • Nashua: (125.3 new case average; 4.5 hospitalizations; 1.9% positivity). Substantial
    • Hillsborough County excluding Manchester and Nashua (113.9 new case average). Substantial
    • Merrimack: (127.0 new case average): Substantial
    • Belknap County (104.9 new case average): Substantial
    • Strafford County (114.5 new case average): Substantial
    • Coos County (262.7 new case average): Substantial
    • Grafton County (94.7 new case average): Moderate
    • Carroll County (55.4 new case average): Moderate
    • Sullivan County (71.9 new case average): Moderate
    • Cheshire County (48.4 new case average): Minimal
  • Changes to New Cases per 100K for NH, all counties, and our two largest cities:
    • There was a small drop in Hillsborough County excluding Manchester and Nashua, Merrimack and Strafford.
    • There was no change in the other localities
    • All other locations mentioned above have a small increase.
    • There was an enormous change in Coos County (+56.9) and a significant change in Sullivan County (9.3).
    • Belknap County has moved up to a Substantial transmission level.

• • • • • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT • • • • • •

  • Although NH announced 132 new cases today, the cumulative total went down by two to 41.
  • Another three Salem residents were diagnosed with COVID-19 today. 
  • Salem now has 41 people who are considered to be infectious, two less than yesterday.
  • NH still has approximately 4,750 persons being monitored in NH. This is the same as yesterday, which is 150 more than the previous record, which was set last Tuesday, and then hit again on Thursday.
  • The number of people who have recovered hit a high of 91.3% on September 4. It has been going down consistently and is now at 83.1%. It was 83.3% yesterday.
  • Although three more people were hospitalized today with COVID-19, the number of people currently hospitalized went up to 41, an increase of 3.
  • For the third day in a row, no person died in the 24-hour period covered by this report. 
  • Communities:
    • Notable changes in active cases from yesterday to today:
      • 85 people were reported as “recovered;” these are reflected in today’s changes. Six of these communities has fewer active cases than yesterday. 
      • Milford has dropped down to less than 20 active cases and is not included.
      • We have 18 communities with more than 20 active cases. Between them, these 18 communities have 781 active cases, accounting for 54% of all active cases. (Shown: # of active cases and change from yesterday).
      • Manchester: 125 (-4). Nashua: 76 (+0). Concord: 53 (-6). Bedford: 51 (+2). Derry: 44 (+1). Warner: 43 (+0). Dover: 42 (+1). Salem: 41 (-2). Hudson: 38 (+0). Plymouth: 37 (+4). Durham: 33 (-2). Windham: 32 (-3). Londonderry: 31 (+1). Portsmouth: 31 (+0). Merrimack: 29 (+2). Colebrook: 27 (+2). Berlin: 25 (+2). Rochester: 23 (-1).  
      • This section of the update takes a lot of time. Does anyone read it? If this is important to you, please send me a private message to let me know. Day 1: No responses. Thanks. 
    • Some of the communities with significant changes in cumulative cases:
      • Plymouth (+4). Windham (-3). Manchester (-4). Concord (-6).

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

  • New positive cases by my math (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 128
  • New positive cases per DHHS: 132
  • 73 PCR tests
  • 59 Antigen tests
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 18
  • Total positive cases in NH: 11,448
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive per DHHS: 1.2%
  • Total PCR test results reported today (Positive results plus negative results: 1,996
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 2,019
  • New negative results reported today: 1868
  • Total negative cases in NH: 338,746

• • • • • • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY • • • • • •

  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 2,824
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 33
  • Rockingham County: New cases per 100K residents: 10.7
  • Rockingham County 1-week average per 100K residents: 11.1
  • Rockingham County Positivity Rate: 2.7%
  • Percent of all cases from Rockingham County: 24.7%
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 74%

• • • • • • ACTIVE CASES • • • • • •

  • Active cases in NH: 1,450
  • Active cases in Rockingham County: 373
  • Percent of NH’s active cases that are in Rockingham County: 25.7%. 

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

  • New antibody tests: 18
  • Total antibody tests (No break downs of positive vs. negative): 32,243
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 34

• • • • • • CHANGES BY AGES • • • • • • 

  • 0-9: +8 (3% of all cases. 6% of new cases)
  • 10-19: +15 (9% of all; 12% today) 
  • 20-29: +20 (18% of all; 16% today) 
  • 30-39: +21 (14% of all; +16% today)
  • 40-49: +14 (13% of all; 11% today)
  • 50-59: +25 (15% of all; 20% today)
  • 60-69: +14 (11% of all; 11% of today) 
  • 70-79: +7 (7% of all; 5% today) 
  • 80+: +4 (9% of all; 3% today) 
  • Unknown: 0 (0% of all; 0% today)

• • • • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • • 

  • Announced today: 85
  • Total Recovered: 9,515
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 83.1%

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

  • New: 3
  • Current: 41
  • Total Hospitalized: 784
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 6.85%

• • • • • • 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: 483
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 4.23%
  • 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.


Hello, Salem!

Thank you to those who supported me in the elections. Unfortunately, I was not elected. However, win or lose, there as no plan to stop these updates. They will continue.

Stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie




This screenshot comes from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6942e2.htm?s_cid=mm6942e2_w

This report is explained here:
https://www.clickondetroit.com/health/2020/10/20/cdc-from-january-to-october-us-had-299k-more-deaths-than-in-previous-years/



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