CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services reported 44 new positive test results for COVID-19 on Tuesday. There have now been 1,491 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire.
No new deaths were announced on Tuesday. A total of 42 people have died from COVID-19.
Several cases are still under investigation. Any additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, all are adults with 55% being female and 45% being male. The new cases reside in Merrimack (5), Rockingham (4), and Belknap (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (2), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (14) and Nashua (4). The county of residence is being determined for twelve new cases.
Five new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 206 (14%) of 1,491 cases. Three of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur throughout the State and has been identified in all counties with cases. The remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
|Hillsborough – Other||200|
|Hillsborough – Manchester||287|
|Hillsborough – Nashua||139|
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated April 21, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||1,491|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||42 (3%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||903|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||206 (14%)|
|Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories3||13,550|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||6,874|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4||225|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||2,450|
1Includes specimens presumptive-positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.
2Number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 as reported by hospitals.
3Includes specimens tested at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL), LabCorp, Quest, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and those sent to CDC prior to NH PHL testing capacity.
4Includes specimens received and awaiting testing at NH PHL. Does not include tests pending at commercial laboratories.
For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.nh.gov/covid19.