CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced three additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Wednesday. They are a woman from Rockingham County and two women from Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older.
There was one individual under the age of 18 totaling 509 since March under the age of 19.
The state also announced 19 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 7,036 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 47% being female and 53% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (5), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (4), and Merrimack (2) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (6) and Nashua (2).
No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 712 (10%) of 7,036 cases. Seven 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 19, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||7,036|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||427 (6%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||262|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||712 (10%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||188,009|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||28,837|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||40,540|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||922|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||2,375|
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.