3 New COVID-19 Deaths, 25 More Cases Thursday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced three additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Thursday, three men and one woman from Hillsborough County, all 60 years of age and older.

On Thursday, the state also announced 25 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,318 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 two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 76% being female and 24% being male.

The new cases reside in Rockingham (7), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (6), Carroll (1), Grafton (1), and Merrimack (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (8) and Nashua (1).

One new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 681 (11%) of 6,318 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 23, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1916,318
Recovered5,345 (85%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19405 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases568
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19681 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations26
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2149,792
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests225,979
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL35,636
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3932
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,425

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 Laboratory7/167/177/187/197/207/217/22Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories8464861574262443901,607594
Quest Diagnostics519328617467539463540496
Mako Medical1,1167841,59169996247423708
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center2841449586171133236164
Other NH Hospital Laboratory82898499143118122105
Other Laboratory*1334622093323
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory7/167/177/187/197/207/217/22Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics14413812716112131120113
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center34312030231820
Other Laboratory*3173091047

* 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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