CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced four additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Thursday. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.
They include two women and a man from Hillsborough County, and a woman from Rockingham County, all 60 years of age and older.
The state also announced 33 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 6,544 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 four individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 45% being female and 55% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (5), Rockingham (5), Merrimack (4), Belknap (2), and Carroll (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (12) and Nashua (1). The county of residence is being determined for two new cases.
Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 692 (11%) of 6,544 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, have recently traveled, or are associated with an outbreak setting.
Current Situation in New Hampshire
New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||6,544|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||415 (6%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||407|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||692 (11%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||158,309|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||26,810|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||36,458|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||495|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||3,125|
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 Laboratory||7/23||7/24||7/25||7/26||7/27||7/28||7/29||Daily Average|
|NH Public Health Laboratories||640||567||267||451||53||279||532||398|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||179||282||137||127||42||224||71||152|
|Other NH Hospital Laboratory||87||94||77||106||146||133||81||103|
|Antibody Laboratory Tests|
|Testing Laboratory||7/22||7/23||7/24||7/25||7/26||7/27||7/28||Daily Average|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||25||4||21||1||16||20||2||13|