2 New COVID-19 Deaths and 16 New Positives, Including 1 More in Coos County

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced two additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

They are one man and one woman from Hillsborough County, both 60 years of age or older.

The state also announced 16 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,262 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, all are adults with 38% being female and 62% being male. The new cases reside in Carroll (2), Belknap (1), Coos (1), Merrimack (1), and Strafford (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (6) and Nashua (4).

Four new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 677 (11%) of 6,262 cases. Eight of the new cases had 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 close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or have recently traveled.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated July 21, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1916,262
Recovered5,316 (85%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19400 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases546
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19677 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations23
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2145,538
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests225,611
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL34,962
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3484
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,400

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.

New Hampshire Institutions Associated with COVID-19 Outbreak (as of 7/21/2020)

Current COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesUnder InvestigationDeaths
Birch Hill4029014
Evergreen Place Manchester17300
Greenbriar Nashua11735028
Hillsborough County Nursing Home15455039
Closed COVID-19 OutbreaksResident CasesStaff CasesDeaths
All American Assisted Living Londonderry (6/9/2020)15162
Aurora Assisted Living Derry (6/6/2020)381710
Bedford Falls (6/6/2020)402111
Bedford Hills Center Genesis (7/16/2020)37257
Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (7/7/2020)622817
Bellamy Fields Dover (5/16/2020)351310
Clipper Harbor Genesis Portsmouth (5/29/2020)080
Community Bridges Belmont (6/9/2020)270
Community Resources for Justice Transitional Housing Manchester (5/18/2020)1640
Courville Manchester (6/30/2020)15146
Crestwood Center Milford (6/30/2020)542815
Crotched Mountain (4/20/2020)3121
Easterseals – Manchester (5/16/2020)45700
Greystone Farm at Salem (6/16/2020)930
Hackett Hill Genesis Manchester (6/5/2020)561616
Hanover Hill Manchester (5/26/2020)796025
Holy Cross Manchester (7/15/2020)19181
Huntington Nashua (5/8/2020)23197
Institute for Professional Practice, Inc (4/21/2020)261
Kimi Nichols Center Plaistow (6/10/2020)360
Mt. Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Manchester (6/26/2020)38165
Mountain Ridge Genesis Franklin (6/18/2020)4929
Ridgewood Genesis Bedford (6/18/2020)642323
Pleasant Valley Derry (5/27/2020)872921
Salemhaven (7/9/2020)461511
Salem Woods (5/18/2020)232610
Villa Crest Manchester (7/1/2020)544515

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory7/147/157/167/177/187/197/20Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories383825846486157426244481
Quest Diagnostics795847519327611459534585
Mako Medical6755421,1167841,59169996786
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center29913528414495863149
Other NH Hospital Laboratory106122828984988795
Other Laboratory*35280313621625
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory7/147/157/167/177/187/197/20Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics17810414413512716110116
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center2831343120018
Other Laboratory*973173087

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