2 New COVID-19 Deaths, 17 More Positive Cases Wednesday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced two additional COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, a man and a woman from Hillsborough County, both over age 60.

The state also announced 17 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,513 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 59% being female and 41% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (5), Belknap (1), and Strafford (1), and in the cities of Manchester (9) and Nashua (1).

No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 690 (11%) of 6,513 cases. One 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.

DHHS has also announced two additional deaths related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated July 29, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1916,513
Recovered5,710 (88%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19411 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases392
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19690 (11%)
Current Hospitalizations22
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2157,397
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests226,674
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL36,286
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3550
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)3,200

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 Laboratory7/227/237/247/257/267/277/28Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories99864056726745153279465
Quest Diagnostics5478403442057145401,153620
Mako Medical4231,1646005913951,383646743
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center23817928213712742224176
Other NH Hospital Laboratory127879477106146133110
Other Laboratory*343611362849528
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory7/227/237/247/257/267/277/28Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics122120100112273912692
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center18254211162015
Other Laboratory*4119120606

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