COVID-19 Update September 20

COVID-19 Update September 20

  • Total: 323 confirmed cases in Salem
  • 1 out of every 91 Salem residents have been infected
  • Salem Today: 0 new cases, 5 active cases

• • • TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT • • • • • •

  • It’s a good day for Salem! No new cases and we are down to five active cases.
  • 29 NH Residents had positive test results today; the number of positive cases in NH went up by 27. Since yesterday we saw more new cases than we had seen in over three months, it’s good to see things back down again.
  • The positivity rate today is 1.62%. The daily average for the past seven days is 2.85%
  • Today, per NH DHHS’s dashboard, there was one new child aged 0-9 that was infected, and there were no kids aged 10-19 reported. NH DHHS reported in their press release that 2 kids under 18 were infected. (The math doesn’t make sense to me, but this is what has been reported.)
  • Schools with active or recovered cases:
    • No preschool. 8 elementary schools . 2 middle schools. 10 high schools. 11 Colleges/Universities. (+1)
    • Salem shows one infection, although the high school has reported three kids.
    • Windham is still showing 4 active cases, and 3 recovered cases.
  • 37 more people are no longer considered infectious.
  • No new patients have been hospitalized with COVID-19 for the past three days. However, the number of hospitalized patients has gone up by two.
  • There have been no new COVID-19-related deaths in NH in the past five days. 

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 29
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 27
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 2
  • Total positive cases in NH: 7,947
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive: 1.62%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 1,669
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,226
  • New negative results reported today: 1,642
  • Total negative cases in NH: 232,454

• • • • Rockingham County • • • • • •

  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,975
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 5
  • Rockingham County: New cases per 100K residents: 1.6
  • Rockingham County 1-week average per 100K residents: 2.6
  • Percent of all cases from Rockingham County: 24.9%
  • Percent of all cases from either Hillsborough County or Rockingham County: 79%

• • • • Active Cases • • • • • •

  • Active cases in NH: 308
  • Active cases in Rockingham County: 84
  • Percent of NH’s active cases that are in Rockingham County: 27.3%

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

  • New antibody tests: 33
  • Total antibody tests (No break downs of positive vs. negative): 30,737
  • The daily average of antibody tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 45
  • Children diagnosed with MIS-C: (as of 5/22/2020): 1

• • • • RECOVERED IN NH • • • • • • 

  • Announced today: 37
  • Total Recovered: 7,201
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 90.6%

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

  • New: 0
  • Current: 10
  • Total Hospitalized: 725
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 9.12%

• • • • 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: 438
  • NH Residents diagnosed with COVID-19 that died: 5.51%
  • 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 hope you were able to have a good weekend. Stay safe, and always, be kind.

~Bonnie


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Sources used to create this report:

  • COVID-19 Update September 17

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