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COVID-19 hospitalizations rise as vaccines continue to be distributed in NH – WMUR Manchester

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” Officials stated that information on how much vaccine has been dispersed to healthcare facilities and how much each healthcare facility has actually administered will soon be made publicly available.Over the weekend, the Moderna vaccine received an emergency use permission. Daly stated the state got more than 24,000 dosages of the vaccine Tuesday, and about half of those will be distributed to hospitals and about half will be utilized to introduce state-run set vaccination sites, which will open Dec. 29. Sununu stated on Monday they will not be managing what people do in their own houses, however said following the guidelines and continued alertness combined with the process of the vaccines will lead to a positive result.

Beth Daly, chief of the state Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, said more than 4,500 dosages of the Pfizer vaccine have been dispersed in the state, mainly to healthcare facilities, where front line workers have been immunized. “This represents 92% of the vaccine that we assigned to health centers last week,” Daly stated.” Officials stated that info on how much vaccine has actually been distributed to medical facilities and how much each health center has actually administered will soon be made publicly available.Over the weekend, the Moderna vaccine received an emergency use authorization. Daly stated the state received more than 24,000 dosages of the vaccine Tuesday, and about half of those will be dispersed to hospitals and about half will be used to launch state-run set vaccination websites, which will open Dec. 29. Sununu said on Monday they will not be controlling what people do in their own homes, but said following the guidelines and continued watchfulness paired with the process of the vaccines will lead to a favorable result.

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan stated the states test positivity rate has actually been steady at a 9.1% average over the past seven days. There were 624 brand-new cases reported Tuesday, and the variety of current hospitalizations is at a record 297.
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Gov. Chris Sununu stated there is no requirement in New Hampshire to impose more restrictions, as Massachusetts is doing to attempt to deal with the surge in cases there. He said he anticipates the number of hospitalizations to continue to rise, but absolutely nothing has actually increased to the level of needing a return to more limitations.
No new deaths were revealed Tuesday, however Sununu kept in mind that deaths and hospitalizations tend to lag the case numbers. He stated there is some indication that brand-new cases are leveling off.
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Dr. Beth Daly, chief of the state Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, said more than 4,500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been dispersed in the state, mostly to hospitals, where front line employees have been vaccinated.
” This represents 92% of the vaccine that we allocated to health centers last week,” Daly stated. “The hospitals have actually used this vaccine to immunize 3,819 of our frontline workers to avoid COVID-19.”.
Officials said that information on how much vaccine has been dispersed to medical facilities and just how much each health center has actually administered will soon be made openly available.
Over the weekend, the Moderna vaccine received an emergency situation use permission. Daly said the state received more than 24,000 doses of the vaccine Tuesday, and about half of those will be distributed to healthcare facilities and about half will be utilized to introduce state-run fixed vaccination sites, which will open Dec. 29.
Those websites will be utilized to immunize high-risk health providers not in healthcare facilities and first responders. The vaccine schedule is being organized with very first responder companies.
Another 8,875 doses of the Pfizer vaccine are arriving today. Daly said those will mostly be used to support the federal long-term care center vaccination program with drug stores.
State leaders asked people to avoid event with anybody not in your immediate family over the holidays.
Sununu said on Monday they will not be controlling what individuals do in their own houses, however said following the guidelines and continued alertness combined with the procedure of the vaccines will result in a positive outcome. He stated he understands Granite Staters have actually been putting 110% of their effort into this and that needs to continue for a while longer.
Chan urged people not to participate in any unneeded travel or gatherings.
” The numbers remain at threat for going up, both the numbers of hospitalizations, infections and individuals dying from COVID-19,” Chan said. “So, its important not for individuals to let their guard down now, or over the next few months, specifically as we have vaccine now significantly available over the coming weeks.”.
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As more vaccines show up in New Hampshire, case numbers and hospitalizations continue to grow, and health officials are urging Granite Staters to continue to take safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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