8 New COVID-19 Deaths Bringing Total to 190: NH Data

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced eight additional COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total to 190.

They were three men and two women from Hillsborough County, a man and a woman from Rockingham County and a man from Strafford County, all over the age of 60.

The state also announced 149 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 3,868 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 64% being female and 36% being male.

The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (25), Rockingham (21), Merrimack (8), Strafford (2), Belknap (1), and Grafton (1) counties and in the cities of Manchester (70) and Nashua (18). The county of residence is being determined for three new cases.

 Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 385 (10%) of 3,868 cases. Three 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 20, 2020, 9:00 AM)

Hillsborough – Other637
Hillsborough – Manchester938
Hillsborough – Nashua357
County TBD14
Grand Total3868
NH Persons with COVID-1913,868
Recovered1,388 (36%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19190 (5%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases2,290
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19385 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations103
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)252,830
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests27,254
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL18,490
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,434
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,875

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 Laboratory5/135/145/155/165/175/185/19Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories443344537697970328425535
Quest Diagnostics1240674304816501574735692
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center963261852681495631159
Other NH Hospital Laboratory156105134154122198n/a**145
Other Laboratory*3537222719164128
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory5/135/145/155/165/175/185/19Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics1348488428712556166628618
Other Laboratory*751820116310

* 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.

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