37 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 New Death Saturday

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CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 37 new positive test results for COVID-19 and one new death, a Hillsborough County woman over 60, on Saturday.

There have now been 7,652 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 46% being female and 54% being male. The new cases reside in Rockingham (10), Strafford (7), Merrimack (4), Carroll (2), Hillsborough County other than Manchester and Nashua (2), and Belknap (1) counties, and in the cities of Manchester (7) and Nashua (3). The county of residence is being determined for one new case.

One new hospitalized case was identified for a total of 721 (9%) of 7,652 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.

Check state data on COVID-19 by schools here: https://www.nh.gov/covid19/dashboard/schools.htm

DHHS has also announced one additional death related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.

  • 1 female resident of Rockingham County, 60 years of age and older

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(data updated September 12
, 2020, 9:00 AM)

NH Persons with COVID-1917,652
Recovered6,920 (90%)
Deaths Attributed to COVID-19435 (6%)
Total Current COVID-19 Cases297
Persons Who Have Been Hospitalized for COVID-19721 (9%)
Current Hospitalizations6
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)2229,024
Total Persons Tested at Selected Laboratories, Antibody Laboratory Tests230,329
Persons with Specimens Submitted to NH PHL43,966
Persons with Test Pending at NH PHL3794
Persons Being Monitored in NH (approximate point in time)1,950

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
 9/59/69/79/89/99/109/11Daily Average
NH Public Health Laboratories618483696803895831856740
Quest Diagnostics2,1521,5158284585177829861,034
Mako Medical1200103167
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center616315196536771724771561
Other NH Hospital Laboratory207151197214327355326254
Other Laboratory*221183927412414479131
Antibody Laboratory Tests
 9/59/69/79/89/99/109/11Daily Average
Quest Diagnostics35324451184528
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center40096785
Other Laboratory*0001483105

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