12 New COVID-19 Deaths Reported Saturday, 98 More Positive Cases

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 CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 12 additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Saturday. They include one man in Strafford County younger than 60; and four women and six men from Hillsborough County and one woman from Rockingham County, all older than 60.

The state also announced 98 new cases of COVID-19. There have now been 3,556 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 three individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 66% being female and 34% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (27), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (17), Strafford (10), Merrimack (6), Carroll (2), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (23) and Nashua (7). The county of residence is being determined for five new cases.

 Twelve new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 347 (10%) of 3,556 cases. Eight of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. 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. 

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated May 16, 2020, 9:00 AM)

Hillsborough – Other581
Hillsborough – Manchester819
Hillsborough – Nashua323
County TBD10
Grand Total3556
NH Persons with COVID-1913,556
Recovered1,258 (35%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19171 (5%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases2,127
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19347 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations115
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)244,752
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests24,435
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL15,876
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,216
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,575

1Includes specimens positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.

2Includes 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.

3Includes 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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory5/95/105/115/125/135/145/15Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories415263245308443344537365
Quest Diagnostics1942205218951218674304575
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1332103110097326185155
Other NH Hospital Laboratory648649177156105n/a**106
Other Laboratory*306213439412228
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory5/95/105/115/125/135/145/15Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics122125279720818488428426
Other Laboratory*132115184

* 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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