8 New COVID-19 Cases, No New Deaths Sunday

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– The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced 8 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths on Sunday.

There have now been 6,988 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 is one individual under the age of 18 and the rest are adults, with 62% being female and 38% being male. The new cases reside in Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (2), Rockingham (2), Belknap (1), and Sullivan (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (1) and Nashua (1).

Two new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 708 (10%) of 6,988 cases. None 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. Of those with complete risk information, most of the 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 August 16, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1916,988
Recovered6,287 (90%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19423 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases278
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19708 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations13
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2184,929
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests228,671
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL40,001
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,275
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)2,625

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 Laboratory8/98/108/118/128/138/148/15Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories4603062079326957671481
Quest Diagnostics9098338761,5681,0809548521,010
Mako Medical1512112993515
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center569302250689690544521509
Other NH Hospital Laboratory148158225155136179107158
Other Laboratory*10358397107553020110
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory8/98/108/118/128/138/148/15Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics55384813192766772
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center01216121221411
Other Laboratory*023591497

* 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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