NH Has 552 Current Cases of COVID-19, 24 Hospitalized

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

They were one male resident from Carroll County, under 60 years old, and a man from Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older.

The state also announced 36 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,295 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 six individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 42% being female and 58% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (6), Rockingham (6), Carroll (3), Strafford (3), Merrimack (2), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (8) and Nashua (7).

 Three new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 680 (11%) of 6,295 cases. Nine 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 22, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1916,295
Recovered5,341 (85%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19402 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases552
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19680 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations24
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2146,879
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests225,796
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL35,432
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3870
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.

Number of Tests Conducted by Date of Report to NH DHHS

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests
Testing Laboratory7/157/167/177/187/197/207/21Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories82584648615742624492439
Quest Diagnostics847519327613459539448536
Mako Medical5421,1167841,59169996247725
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1352841449586171133150
Other NH Hospital Laboratory12282898498143118105
Other Laboratory*2813246218722
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory7/157/167/177/187/197/207/21Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics10414413512716112125109
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center31343120302322
Other Laboratory*731730936

* Includes out-of-state public health laboratories, out-of-state hospital laboratories, and other commercial laboratories not listed in the above table.

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