Tuesday’s List of COVID-19 Cases, Deaths By Long-Term Care Facility

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NH Data

CONCORD – The state announced one new death from COVID-19, a man from Rockingham County who is older than 60, and 13 new positive test results for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

There have now been 7,017 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, all are adults, with 38% being female and 62% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (4), Carroll (2), and Merrimack (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (3) and Nashua (3).

Three new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 712 (10%) of 7,017 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 
18, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1917,017
Recovered6,333 (90%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19424 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases260
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19712 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations12
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2186,907
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests228,782
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL40,274
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL31,107
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)2,425

1 Includes specimens positive at any laboratory and those confirmed by CDC confirmatory testing.

2 Includes 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.

3 Includes 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
 8/118/128/138/148/158/168/17Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories2079326957671563272491
Quest Diagnostics8761,5681,080954911396195854
Mako Medical211299353614
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center250689690544522345224466
Other NH Hospital Laboratory225156136179124142199166
Other Laboratory*397108573122165176137

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