1 New COVID-19 Death, 23 New Cases Friday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced one additional death related to COVID-19 on Friday, a woman from Hillsborough County, 60 years of age and older. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

The state also announced 23 new positive test results for COVID-19. There have now been 7,216 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 61% being female and 39% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (8), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (7), Cheshire (2), Grafton (2), and Strafford (2) counties, and in the city of Nashua (2).

No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 713 (10%) of 7,216 cases. Four 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 28, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1917,216
Recovered6,554 (91%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19432 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases230
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19713 (10%)
Current Hospitalizations8
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2206,157
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests229,578
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL42,017
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL351
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)1,850

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 Laboratory8/218/228/238/248/258/268/27Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories840329409417348890727566
Quest Diagnostics1,2831,1111,2806081,1068079471,020
Mako Medical111601471912
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center673474319311616839704562
Other NH Hospital Laboratory231212202182356435305275
Other Laboratory*9515312081516384116209
Antibody Laboratory Tests
Testing Laboratory8/218/228/238/248/258/268/27Daily Average
LabCorp14113 0121308
Quest Diagnostics574454167366845
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center1750131191210
Other Laboratory*41902001359

* 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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