19 More Nursing Home Deaths from COVID-19, Totals Listed By Facility

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 19 news deaths from COVID-19, all related to long-term care facilities, bringing the total to 111.

They include two women and two men from Hillsborough County, two women and one man from Merrimack County and six women and six men from Rockingham County, all 60 years or older.

The state also announced 108 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 2,740 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire. Several cases are still under investigation. Additional information from ongoing investigations will be incorporated into future COVID-19 updates. Of those with complete information, there are four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 55% being female and 45% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (27), Rockingham (18), Merrimack (7), Strafford (5), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (34) and Nashua (10). The county of residence is being determined for six new case.  

Twelve new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 307 (11%) of 2,740 cases. Eleven of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in all counties with cases. Most of 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.

The following list of institutional outbreaks is updated to incorporate the deaths announced today:

Aurora Assisted Living Derry7
Bedford Falls2
Bellamy Fields Dover10
Birch Hill4
Crestwood Center Milford5
Crotched Mountain (no longer active)1
Easterseals – Manchester0
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester1
Hanover Hill Manchester19
Huntington Nashua7
Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (no longer active)1
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin4
Pleasant Valley Derry10
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford0
Salem Woods10

DHHS is also clarifying the number of long-term skilled nursing care residents in the State. There are 7,500 nursing home beds in NH and approximately 6,400 residents.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

Hillsborough – Other397
Hillsborough – Manchester602
Hillsborough – Nashua252
County TBD20
Grand Total2740

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated May 6, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1912,740
Recovered1,110 (41%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19111 (4%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,519
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19307 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations2113
Persons Tested Negative at Selected Laboratories326,066
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL11,174
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL4345
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)2,900

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.

Number of Specimens Tested by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Testing Laboratory4/294/305/15/25/35/45/5Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories304401319281276105279281
Quest Diagnostics18221623121421199228197
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center9012512743123252279
Other NH Hospital Laboratory15716612912656132n/a**109
Other Laboratory*4027421326323130

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not

already listed in the table.

** Not available at the time of this report.

NH DHHS Daily Update on COVID-19 Archive

For more information, please visit the DHHS COVID-19 webpage at https://www.nh.gov/covid19

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