2 News COVID-19 Deaths, 45 New Positive Tests Saturday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced two additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Saturday, including a woman from Merrimack County and a man from Hillsborough County, both 60 years of age or older.

The state also announced 45 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,415 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 48% being female and 52% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (10), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (8), Strafford (5), Belknap (2), Merrimack (2), and Grafton (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (12) and Nashua (5).

One new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 686 (11%) of 6,415 cases. Ten 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 25, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1916,415
Recovered5,438 (85%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19409 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases568
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19686 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations27
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2152,290
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests226,256
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL35,883
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3381
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,500

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 Laboratory7/187/197/207/217/227/237/24Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories157426244390998640567489
Quest Diagnostics617467539476546839301541
Mako Medical1,591699962474231,164600689
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center9586171133238179282169
Other NH Hospital Laboratory84991431181278794107
Other Laboratory*5632093434524
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory7/187/197/207/217/227/237/24Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics1271611213312210890101
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center2030231825415
Other Laboratory*3091041197

* 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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