CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19 and no new hospitalizations or deaths.
The map shows the number of current COVID-19 cases: Manchester with 39 and Durham with 28 are the communities with the highest number of active cases out of 236 active ones.
You can check your town or city on the map. Below are the special alerts the state has sent out about the 11 cases linked to people who visited the Theta Chi fraternity in Durham and earlier alerts.
There have now been 7,494 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 are six individuals under the age of 18 and the rest are adults with 48% being female and 52% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (11), Cheshire (2), Grafton (2), Strafford (2), and Merrimack (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (1) and Nashua (1). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.
No new hospitalized cases were identified for a total of 718 (10%) of 7,494 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 September 8, 2020, 9:00 AM)
|NH Persons with COVID-191||7,494|
|Deaths Attributed to COVID-19||433 (6%)|
|Total Current COVID-19 Cases||236|
|Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19||718 (10%)|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2||222,963|
|Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests2||30,164|
|Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL||43,413|
|Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3||1,182|
|Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)||1,775|
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|
|NH Public Health Laboratories||762||812||713||442||617||483||696||646|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||612||613||728||731||616||315||196||544|
|Other NH Hospital Laboratory||312||316||222||176||207||151||175||223|
|Antibody Laboratory Tests|
|Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||11||9||8||8||4||0||0||6|