(The banner above is yellow because Salem was designated as being in the YELLOW COVID-19 alert level by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on August 26, 2020 and continues to be in the YELLOW alert level.)
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
In light of public health concerns arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and the State of Emergency declared by the Governor, all individuals who meet any of the following criteria are not permitted to enter any City building.
These criteria include the following:
- Persons exhibiting any flu like symptoms, including fever, runny nose and severe cough
- Persons who have been diagnosed with or have had contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with coronavirus within the preceding 14 days.
- Persons with apparent symptoms of coronavirus, such as fever, severe cough, or shortness of breath.
- Persons who have been asked to self-quarantine by any doctor, hospital, board of health, or other medical provider, or health agency, or who reside with anyone who has been asked to self-quarantine
People who think they may have been exposed to coronavirus are urged to contact their healthcare provider immediately.
Current Data for Salem - October 23, 2020
Total cases: 908
Active cases: 234
Recovered cases: 931
COVID-19 related deaths: 44
Average Daily Case Rate per 100,000 over previous 14 days: 6.5/cases (MA rate = 10.2/cases)
Tests completed previous day: 508 (fewer than 5 positive)
COVID-19 patients at North Shore Medical Center: 5 (0 in ICU)
Hospital capacity - north east region of Massachusetts: 31% (403 beds)
Total tests (through 10/21/2020): 31,140
Tests in previous two weeks (10/7-2114/2020): 4,496
Percent positive in previous two weeks (through 10/7-14/2020): 1.1% (MA rate = 2.3%)
Mask compliance (weekend of 10/16-18/2020): Overall = 96.6%: Pedestrian Mall area = 97.3%, Derby Street area = 94.3%, Witch House area = 96.0%
|City of Salem COVID-19 Local Data Dashboard - September 22, 2020||1.11 MB|