COVID-19 Update September 21

COVID-19 Update September 21

  • 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 another good day for Salem! Actually, it’s a good day for all of NH.
  • Today we had the fewest cases in NH since the beginning of the pandemic. Only 7 NH Residents had positive test results today; the number of positive cases in NH went up by 5. However, it is important to remember that two days ago we had the most cases in three months.
  • The daily average of new cases for the past week is 35.3, and that is unchanged from the daily average for the past two weeks.
  • The positivity rate today is 0.27%. The daily average for the past seven days is 2.69%. and the two-week daily average is 2.09%.
  • Today, per NH DHHS’s dashboard, there was one new child aged 0-9 that was infected, and the total number of kids aged 10-19 went down by two. NH DHHS reported in their press release that 1 kid under 18 was infected.
  • Schools with active or recovered cases:
    • No preschool. 10 elementary schools (+2). 2 middle schools. 10 high schools. 12 Colleges/Universities.
    • The numbers for both Salem and Windham remain unchanged.
  • 25 more people are no longer considered infectious, bringing our active cases back under 300, again.
  • There was one more person hospitalized with COVID-19 today, the first in the past four days. There have been 5 patients in the past week. NH now has 11 patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
  • There have been no new COVID-19-related deaths in NH in the past six days. 

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

  • New positive cases per DHHS: 7
  • My new positive cases (Total of today’s cases minus yesterday’s total): 5
  • Children under 18 in new cases: 1
  • Total positive cases in NH: 7,952
  • Percentage of today’s tests that are positive: 0.27%
  • Total PCR tests results reported today (Positive results plus negative results): 1,841
  • The daily average of diagnostic (PCR) tests reported from 7 days ago to today: 1,398
  • New negative results reported today: 1,836
  • Total negative cases in NH: 234,290

• • • • Rockingham County • • • • • •

  • Total cases in Rockingham County: 1,977
  • New cases in Rockingham County: 2
  • Rockingham County: New cases per 100K residents: 0.6
  • 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: 288
  • Active cases in Rockingham County: 78
  • Percent of NH’s active cases that are in Rockingham County: 27.1%

• • • • OTHER TEST RESULTS• • • • • •

  • New antibody tests: 17
  • Total antibody tests (No break downs of positive vs. negative): 30,754
  • 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: 25
  • Total Recovered: 7,226
  • Percentage of diagnosed cases that have recovered: 90.9%

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

  • New: 1
  • Current: 11
  • Total Hospitalized: 726
  • Percentage of those who have been infected that have been hospitalized: 9.13%

• • • • 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 wish every day was as easy to report as today. Let’s keep it up (down!), New Hampshire! 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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