2 New Kid COVID-19 Cases Friday, Birth to Age 19 Now Total 515 Since March

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 24 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new deaths on Friday.

Of those with complete information, there are two individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults, with 46% being female and 54% being male. The state totals in the chart below go up to age 19 so sometimes the numbers in the daily summaries that go up to age 18 don’t appear to match in the state data.

There have now been 7,071 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. The new cases reside in Rockingham (5), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (3), Merrimack (3), Strafford (3), Carroll (1), and Cheshire (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (5) and Nashua (3).

 No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 709 (10%) of 7,071 cases. Two 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 21, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1917,071
Recovered6,385 (90%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19428 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases258
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19709 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations14
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2192,777
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests229,064
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL40,934
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3239
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)2,225

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 Laboratory8/148/158/168/178/188/198/20Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories7671563272587644931538
Quest Diagnostics9589123962262378591,569737
Mako Medical935360161712
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center544522345224586734750529
Other NH Hospital Laboratory179124142199211195110166
Other Laboratory*31251651773313483121
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory8/148/158/168/178/188/198/20Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics7667137431918963
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center2140102121211
Other Laboratory*4901184117

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