COVID-19 Update October 6

COVID-19 Update October 6

  • Total: 342 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of every 86 Salem residents have been infected
  • Salem Today: 2 new cases over the past 2 days, 8 active cases 

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

  • DHHS never updated the info, so we don’t know what happened on Monday.
  • Salem has two more new residents with confirmed infections than we had on Sunday.
  • Sandown has had their 50th resident to be confirmed with COIVD-19.
  • Nashua was down to 3 active cases on September 8. They now have 8 active cases, adding 11 from yesterday and today.
  • No new patients been hospitalized since September 29. On that date, NH had 13 people hospitalized. Over the past week the number of patients has gone up to 23. Today’s is back down to 20. (People are being hospitalized, released, and then readmitted.)
  • Four people have died from COVID-19 in the last three days.
  • 71 schools have had kids infected at a school function since August 1. Currently there are 42 schools with at least one student with an active infection, for a total of 92 kids. That’s five more schools, eight more schools with active cases, and 8 more kids with infections … in just two days.

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 53
    • 34 PCR tests
    • 19 Antigen tests
  • New positive cases by my math (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 51
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 15
  • Total positive cases in NH: 8,731
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive per DHHS: 0.60%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results):812
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,394
  • New negative results reported today: 761
  • Total negative cases in NH: 274,740

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

  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 2,142
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 10
  • Rockingham County: New cases per 100K residents: 3.2
  • Rockingham County 1-week average per 100K residents: 3.1
  • Percent of all cases from Rockingham County: 24.5%
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 78% 

• • • • • • ACTIVE CASES • • • • • •

  • Active cases in NH: 500
  • Active cases in Rockingham County: 92
  • Percent of NH’s active cases that are in Rockingham County: 18.4%

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

  • New antibody tests: 21
  • Total antibody tests (No break downs of positive vs. negative): 31,302
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 35

 • • • • • • CHANGES BY AGES • • • • • • (Over TWO Days)

  • 0-9: +9 (2.7% of all cases. 10.5% of today’s new cases) 
  • 10-19: +13 (7.3% of all; 15.1% today) 
  • 20-29: +8 (17.2% of all; 9.3% today) 
  • 30-39: +14 (14.0% of all; 16.3% today)
  • 40-49: +12 (12.7% of all; 14.0% today)
  • 50-59: +12 (15.5% of all; 14.0% today)
  • 60-69: +14 (12.0% of all; 16.3% today)
  • 70-79: +3 (7.5% of all; 3.5% today) 
  • 80+: +1 (11.0% of all; 1.2% today)

• • • • • • CHANGES IN SCHOOLS  • • • • • • (Over TWO Days)

  • Preschool: None
  • Elementary: 26 schools have had infections (+3), 18 schools with active cases (+5), 30 kids currently infected +14)
  • Middle: 9 schools (+1); 5 active schools; 6 kids (+1)
  • High: 22 schools (+2), 9 active schools +3), 13 kids (+4)
  • College: 14 schools; 9 active schools (-1); 43 kids (-8)

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

  • Announced today: 39
  • Total Recovered: 7,785
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 89.2%

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

  • New: 0
  • Current: 20
  • Total Hospitalized: 743
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 8.51%

• • • • • • DEATHS IN NH • • • • • • 

  • Lives lost today: 2
  • Persons over 60 years of age who died today: 2
  • Persons under 60 years of age who died today: 0
  • Total fatalities in NH associated with COVID-19: 446
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 5.11%
  • 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.

Stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie



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