2 New COVID-19 Deaths Sunday, Both Elderly Women from Hillsborough County

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced two new COVID-19 deaths on Sunday bringing the total to 320.

They include two women from Hillsborough County, both older than 60.

The state also announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 5,318 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 57% being female and 43% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (9), Rockingham (3), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the city of Manchester (8). Please note that the previous day’s update reported the number of tests conducted at the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL) on June 12, rather than the number of persons whose specimens were tested. The PHL testing data has been updated below.

There were no new hospitalized cases identified for a total of 513 (10%) of 5,318 cases. None of the new cases had unidentified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to occur in the State and has been identified in all counties. Most of the cases have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or are associated with an outbreak setting.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated June 14, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1915,318
Recovered3,987 (75%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19320 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases1,011
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19513 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations62
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)297,407
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests215,968
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL30,701
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,084
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,675

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 Laboratory6/76/86/96/106/116/126/13Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories61053134510131697286327
Quest Diagnostics378558234954838845501615
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1988361215122327354194
Other NH Hospital Laboratory23330130723939233n/a**251
Other Laboratory*31101625626317
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory6/76/86/96/106/116/126/13Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics45239272266281327256241
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center70233029323622
Other Laboratory*64411214149

* 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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